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Imperial Opera house, Ringe-Strasse, Vienna

Imperial Opera house, Ringe-Strasse, Vienna

Exterior view of Austria's Ringe-Strasse opera house with busy street scene in foreground.

[The Opera House, interior, Vienna, Austro-Hungary]

[The Opera House, interior, Vienna, Austro-Hungary]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "16664". Forms part of: Views of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the Photochrom pr... More

Egyptian views; Cairo (Masr). Statue of Ibrahim Pasha, Opera Square, Cairo

Egyptian views; Cairo (Masr). Statue of Ibrahim Pasha, Opera Square, C...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Braslau - Public domain portrait photograph

Braslau - Public domain portrait photograph

Photo shows opera singer Sophie Braslau (1902-1935), a contralto who performed with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009 and Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia)

A. Scotti, George Grantham Bain Collection

A. Scotti, George Grantham Bain Collection

Photograph shows Antonio Scotti (1866-1936) an Italian baritone opera singer who appeared at the New York Metropolitan Opera for more than thirty three seasons. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013) Title from... More

Turiddu mi tolse l'onore - gramophone disc, record label

Turiddu mi tolse l'onore - gramophone disc, record label

Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra Public domain photograph of gramophone disc label - sticker, record label, music record, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Caruso & J. Speck - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Caruso & J. Speck - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Photograph shows Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) with Jules Speck, the Metropolitan Opera stage manager for French and Italian operas. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Geraldine Farrar as "Carmen" for "Movies"

Geraldine Farrar as "Carmen" for "Movies"

Photograph shows Cecil B. deMille(?) gesturing to opera singer Geraldine Farrar on the set of the 1915 motion picture, "Carmen." (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012) Geraldine Farrar, an American soprano sin... More

Aida : Selection - gramophone disc, record label

Aida : Selection - gramophone disc, record label

Marimba band Public domain photograph of gramophone disc label - sticker, record label, music record, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ganna Walska meets President Coolidge. Ganna Walska the opera singer who in private life is Mrs. Harold McCormick, snapped at the White House today after being received by President Coolidge

Ganna Walska meets President Coolidge. Ganna Walska the opera singer w...

A woman standing on the steps of a building, Library of Congress Harris and Ewing collection Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. On sleeve: Watch Your Credit Line. Gift; Harris &... More

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federal Music Project : Ballet directed by Madame Bianca.

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federa...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Carmen," showing a matador. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Thésée. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

Thésée. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

les paroles sont de M. Quinault, & la musique de M. de Lully. (statement of responsibility)

Cunegonda. Libretto. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

Cunegonda. Libretto. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; "Argomento"--p. 3-4; apology--p. 5; scene descriptions--p. 8. Music by Antonio Vivaldi--New Grove. "Con licenza de' superiori, e privilegio"--title page. Interlocutori: C... More

Gioacchino Rossini - Cenerentola. Libretto. English & Italian

Gioacchino Rossini - Cenerentola. Libretto. English & Italian

composed by Rossini ; with an English version and the music of the principal airs. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; "Price twenty-five cents"--front cover; cover imprint "Uni... More

Johann Strauss - Cagliostro in Wien. Libretto. German

Johann Strauss - Cagliostro in Wien. Libretto. German

von F.Zell und Richard Genée ; Musik von Johann Strauss. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notices--title page. "Das Bühnen-Aufführungsrecht kann nur ertheilt werden durch die Thea... More

Regina. Libretto. German Opera.

Regina. Libretto. German Opera.

von Albert Lortzing ; neue Bearbeitung von Wilhelm Bruch. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Libretto by composer--New Grove. "Mainz. Fl. Kupferberg"--back cover. Singers' names not given.

Armida. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

Armida. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

di Benedetto Ferrari ; posta in musica dall' istesso autore. (statement of responsibility)

Ernani. Libretto. English & Italian

Ernani. Libretto. English & Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Four acts; legal notice dated 1859--p. 2; "Argument"--p. 3; advertisements--p. [1]-[4] at end; melodies for principal arias included. Libretto in Italian and English in parallel colu... More

Narciso. Libretto. Danish & Italian

Narciso. Libretto. Danish & Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; libretto in Italian and Danish on facing pages; p. 37 misnumbered 3; p. 52-53 apparently filmed twice; "Argomento"/"Indhold"--p. 2-3. Poesien er af Herr Apostolo Zeno, fo... More

Fede tradita e vendicata. Libretto. Italian

Fede tradita e vendicata. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; "Con licenza de' superiori"--title page; "Amico lettore"--p. 6-7; "Argomento"--p. 8-9; "Vedute di scene"--p. 12. Dedication on p. 3-5, signed, "Andrea del Pò." " ... La m... More

Pasife. Libretto. Italian Opera, published in Venice

Pasife. Libretto. Italian Opera, published in Venice

del signor D. Givseppe Artale, principe dell'Illustr. Accademia degli erranti di Napoli ; [De]dicato [all'Illustr]iss. ed Eccellentiss. Sig. mio, [e padro]n colendissimo il signor [Lu]igi Foscarini. (statement ... More

Iris. Libretto. German Opera. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Iris. Libretto. German Opera. Public domain libretto, Library of Congr...

Musik von Pietro Mascagni ; Deutsch von Max Kalbeck. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Front cover illustrated; at head of title: Luigi Illica; legal notices--title page and verso of tit... More

La clemenza di Tito drama per musica

La clemenza di Tito drama per musica

del Sig. abbate Pietro Metastasio ; da recitarsi nel Teatro del Falcone in Genova ; dedicato alla nobilissima dama la signora Anna Spinola. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three Acts; ... More

Lampedo. Libretto. German Opera

Lampedo. Libretto. German Opera

von Herrn Oberappellationsrath Lichtenberg ; in die Musik gesetzet von Churfpfälzischen geistlichen Rath und Capellmeister Vogler ; von dem Hofe aufgeführt zur Feyer des 11ten Julii 1779. (statement of responsi... More

Giovanni Paisiello - Matrimonio inaspettato. Libretto. Italian

Giovanni Paisiello - Matrimonio inaspettato. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; "Argomento"--p. 3. Librettist unknown; work also known as "Il marchese Tulipano"--Opera composers and their works (Mellen opera reference index). "La musica è del Sig. D. G... More

Irene. Libretto. German & Italian

Irene. Libretto. German & Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; libretto in Italian and German on facing pages; added title page in Italian; synopsis in Italian and German on p. 6-7; dance movements mentioned. "Die Music ist von Hrn. ... More

Lucia di Lammermoor. Libretto. English & Italian

Lucia di Lammermoor. Libretto. English & Italian

the music by Donizetti ; as represented at Her Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket 1851. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Price two shillings"--title page; "W.S. Johnson, Nassau Steam Press, ... More

Griselda. Libretto. Italian Opera - Performance: Venezia

Griselda. Libretto. Italian Opera - Performance: Venezia

versi di Enrico Golisciani ; musica del maestro Giulio Cottrau ; da rappresentarsi al teatro Rossini di Venezia carnevale 1878. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notice--p. 2. Revi... More

Fredegunda. Libretto. Libretto. German, Performed in Hamburg

Fredegunda. Libretto. Libretto. German, Performed in Hamburg

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Five acts; pages not numbered; title page illustrated; "Täntze"--p. [4]; "Vorbericht"--p. [5]; "Vorstellungen"--p. [6]. Music by Reinhard Keiser--New Grove. Performers' names not giv... More

Christoph Willibald Gluck. Alceste. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Christoph Willibald Gluck. Alceste. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; "Argomento"--p. [7]; scene descriptions--p. [9]; ballet descriptions--p. [10]. Stamp on title page: Raccolta Manoel de Carvalhaes paço de Cidadêlhe Mezão-Frio (Portugal).... More

Bajazet. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

Bajazet. Libretto. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; libretto by L. Bergalli--Parsons. Composer also known as John Fane, Lord Burghersh--Parsons. Singers' names not given.

Robert le diable. Libretto. German

Robert le diable. Libretto. German

nach dem Französischen des Scribe und Delavigne ; von Theodor Hell ; Musik von Meyerbeer. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Performers' names not given.

Lo sposo di provincia burlato dramma giocoso : da rappresentarsi nell'I. teatro d'Odessa l'autunno dell'anno 1839

Lo sposo di provincia burlato dramma giocoso : da rappresentarsi nell'...

musica del S. Emmanuele Galea allievo del R. conservatorio di Napoli, professore di suono e canto all'I.R. Instituto delle damigelle nobili d'Odessa. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Tw... More

Otello. Libretto. French Opera. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Otello. Libretto. French Opera. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

musique de Rossini ; libretto traduit de l'italien par MM. Alphonse Royer et Gustave Vaez ; divertissement de M. Mazilier ; représenté pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre de l'Académie royale de musi... More

Joseph Haydn - Orlando paladino. Libretto. German & Italian

Joseph Haydn - Orlando paladino. Libretto. German & Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; libretto in Italian and German on facing pages; added title page in Italian. Date of performance surmised from imprint. Performers' names not given. Performance: Dresden,... More

Stern von Turan. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

Stern von Turan. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

von Ernst Wichert ; nach einer Dichtung von Paul Heyse ; In Musik gesetzt von Richard Wüerst. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Den Bühnen gegenüber als Manuscript gedruckt"--at head of... More

Königssohn aus Ithaka. Libretto. German. Performance: Weimar

Königssohn aus Ithaka. Libretto. German. Performance: Weimar

die Musik ist von Hofmeister ; aufgeführt zum erstenmal den 11. Februar 1797 auf dem Hoftheater zu Weimar. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Handwritten notes on title page. Libretto by ... More

Eremitaggio di Liverpool. Libretto. Italian. Performance: Napoli

Eremitaggio di Liverpool. Libretto. Italian. Performance: Napoli

poesia del signor Giuseppe Checcherini ; musica del maestro signor Gaetano Donizetti. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Work is a revision of "Emilia di Liverpool"--New Grove. Attori: CL... More

Johann Strauss - Waldmeister. Libretto. German Opera

Johann Strauss - Waldmeister. Libretto. German Opera

von Gustav Davis ; Musik von Johann Strauss. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. At head of title and on p. 2: legal notices signed by composer and librettist. "Buchdruckerei 'Reichswehr' ... More

Stern von Turan. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

Stern von Turan. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

von Ernst Wichert ; nach einer Dichtung von Paul Heyse ; In Musik gesetzt von Richard Wüerst. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Den Bühnen gegenüber als Manuscript gedruckt"--at head of... More

Telemaco. Libretto. Italian Opera - Performance: Venezia

Telemaco. Libretto. Italian Opera - Performance: Venezia

di Carlo Sigismondo Capeci ; da rappresentarsi nella sala dell'illustrissimo signor Federico Capranica nel carnevale dell'anno 1718 ; dedicato all'ill.mo & ecc.mo signore, il Sig. conte di Galasso ambasciadore ... More

Amor geloso. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Amor geloso. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; scene descriptions--p. 3. "Con real permesso"--title page. "La musica è del signor maestro di cappella D. Vincenzio Martinez"--p. 3. "Inventrice degli abiti la Sig. Antonia... More

Ercole al Termodoonte (ballo eroico-pantomimo). Scenario. Scenario. Italian. 1824

Ercole al Termodoonte (ballo eroico-pantomimo). Scenario. Scenario. It...

poesia del Sig. Felice Romani ; musica del Sig. maestro Stefano Pavesi. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Argomento"--p. 3-4; accompanying ballet appears between acts 1 and 2. "Primo vi... More

Marco Visconti. Libretto. Italian. Performance: Torino

Marco Visconti. Libretto. Italian. Performance: Torino

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "L'autore"--p. 3-4. "La poesia è di Luigi Toccagni"--p. 6. "La musica è del maestro Nicola Vaccai"--p. 6. "Primo violino e direttore d'orchestra, Gio. Battista Polledro, direttore ge... More

Armida abbandonata. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

Armida abbandonata. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "A chi legge"--p. 3-4; scene descriptions--p. 6. "Con licenza de' superiori, e privilegio"--title page. "La musica e del signor Giuseppe Maria Buini, accademico filarmonico"--p. 5. A... More

Taras Bulba. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Taras Bulba. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

di Guglielmo Godio ; musica di Arturo Berutti ; Torino, teatro Regio, carnevale e quaresima 1894-95 ; impresa Cesari & C. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notices on title page an... More

Maometto II. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Maometto II. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; publication date taken from p. 3; "Avvertimento"--p. 6. Libretto by Cesare delle Valle, duca di Ventignano--New Grove. "... da rappresentarsi nel gran teatro La Fenice nel ... More

Alcina. Libretto. Libretto. English & Italian. Performance: London

Alcina. Libretto. Libretto. English & Italian. Performance: London

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; libretto in Italian and English on facing pages; title page, synopsis and cast list in English only; price on title page: One shilling; "The Argument"--verso of title pag... More

Vincenzo Bellini - Capuleti e i Montecchi. Libretto. French

Vincenzo Bellini - Capuleti e i Montecchi. Libretto. French

paroles traduites de l'italien et arangées pour la scène française par Gustave Oppelt ... ; musique de Vincent Bellini ; suivi de toutes les notes et indications relatives à la distribution des rôles et à la mi... More

Johann Strauss - Lustige Krieg. Libretto. German

Johann Strauss - Lustige Krieg. Libretto. German

von F. Zell und Richard Genée ; Musik von Joh. Strauss. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. P. 24-25 and 38-39 presumably filmed twice; legal notices--title page; publisher's list--p. [1] ... More

Taras Bulba. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Taras Bulba. Libretto. Italian. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

di Guglielmo Godio ; musica di Arturo Berutti ; Torino, teatro Regio, carnevale e quaresima 1894-95 ; impresa Cesari & C. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notices on title page an... More

Motezuma. Libretto. Italian Opera. Performance: London

Motezuma. Libretto. Italian Opera. Performance: London

the music entirely new, by Signor Sacchini ; the translation by Bottarelli, Jun. teacher of languages. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; libretto in English with half title a... More

Linda di Chamounix. Libretto. German & Italian

Linda di Chamounix. Libretto. German & Italian

die Musik ist von Gajetan Donizetti. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Added title page in Italian; libretto in Italian and German on facing pages. Libretto by Gaetano Rossi--New Grove. ... More

Georges Bizet - Jolie fille de Perth. Libretto. German

Georges Bizet - Jolie fille de Perth. Libretto. German

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Title and publication information from cover; composer's name at head of title; title page missing or not photographed. Libretto by Saint-George and Adenis, after Scott--New Grove. T... More

Vincenzo Bellini - Capulet e i Montecchi. Libretto. English & Italian

Vincenzo Bellini - Capulet e i Montecchi. Libretto. English & Italian

the music by Bellini ; as represented at the Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden ; the libretto edited and translated by Manfredo Maggioni. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Price: one sh... More

Trionfo della fedeltà. Libretto. Italian

Trionfo della fedeltà. Libretto. Italian

di E.T.P.A. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; scene descriptions--p. [3]. Maria Antonia Walpurgis published her literary-musical works under the pseudonym Ermelinda Talea Pas... More

Stein der Weisen. Libretto. Libretto. German

Stein der Weisen. Libretto. Libretto. German

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Music by Schack, Gerl, and Mozart--New Grove. Performers' names not given.

Robert le diable. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

Robert le diable. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

von E. Scribe und Delavigne ; Musik von Meyerbeer ; neu revidirter deutscher Text. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Additional page(s) at end presumably not filmed; dance movements ment... More

Sedecias. Libretto. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

Sedecias. Libretto. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. In two parts; "Con pubblica approvazione"--title page. Music by Pasquale Anfossi--New Grove. Performers' names not given. Performance: Venezia, Accademia de' Rinnovati, 1789. (venue)

Johann Strauss - Waldmeister. Libretto. German Opera

Johann Strauss - Waldmeister. Libretto. German Opera

von Gustav Davis ; Musik von Johann Strauss. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. At head of title and on p. 2: legal notices signed by composer and librettist. "Buchdruckerei 'Reichswehr' ... More

Vincenzo Bellini - Norma. Libretto. English & Italian

Vincenzo Bellini - Norma. Libretto. English & Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; advertisements--front and back covers; publication date from legal notice dated 1859--bottom of title page; "Argument"--p. 4. Libretto in Italian and English in parallel co... More

Teuzzone. Libretto. Italian Opera. Performance: Torino

Teuzzone. Libretto. Italian Opera. Performance: Torino

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; p. [4]-[5] presumably filmed twice; handwritten notes on title page; coat of arms on title page; dedication--p. [3]-[4]; "Al lettore"--p. [4]; "Mutazioni"--p. [6]; additi... More

Orfeo (atto). Libretto. Libretto. Italian. 1769

Orfeo (atto). Libretto. Libretto. Italian. 1769

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Libretto consists of a prologue and three independent "acts"; "Avvertimento"--p. 3-4; scene descriptions--p. 5-6; division title for "Prologo"--p. 7; division title page for "Atto di... More

Gioacchino Rossini - Ciro in Babilonia. Libretto. Italian

Gioacchino Rossini - Ciro in Babilonia. Libretto. Italian

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Two acts; "All'ornatissimo Sig. Girolamo Cicognara podestà di Ferrara ..." by Giuseppe Casa--p. 3-4; "Riflessioni sull'argomento"--p. 5-7. Libretto by Francesco Aventi--New Grove. "L... More

Johann Strauss - Spitzentuch der Königin. Libretto. German

Johann Strauss - Spitzentuch der Königin. Libretto. German

H. Bohrmann und R. Genée ; Musik von Johann Strauss. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notice--title page. "Das Bühnen-Aufführungsrecht für Oesterreich-Angorn und Deutschland kann ... More

Gazza ladra. Libretto. German. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Gazza ladra. Libretto. German. Public domain libretto, Library of Cong...

Musik von Rossini. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Königsstädtisches Theater"--at head of title. Libretto by Gherardini--New Grove. Personen: FABRIZIO VINGRADITO. Hr. K. Just -- LUZIA... More

Gustaf Vasa. Libretto. Swedish. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Gustaf Vasa. Libretto. Swedish. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

af Joh. Henr. Kellgren ; första gången uppförd den 19 januari 1786. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Bookdealer's stamp--p. 1; foreword--p. 3-4; "Historiska upplysningar" (including bio... More

Vetter auf Besuch. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

Vetter auf Besuch. Libretto. German. Published in Berlin.

Musik von G. Kremplsetzer ; am Friedrich-Wilhelmstädtischen Theater sehr beliebte Repertoire-Operette. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notices--title page. Libretto by W. Busch--... More

Pia de' Tolomei. Libretto. Italian. Performance: Roma

Pia de' Tolomei. Libretto. Italian. Performance: Roma

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Avvertimento" by Girolamo Maria Marini--p. 3. "Poesia del Sig. Girolamo Maria Marini"--p. 4. "Musica e del Sig. maestro Luigi Orsini"--p. 4. "Primo violino e direttore d'orchestra, ... More

Partenope. Libretto. Libretto. English & Italian. Performance: London

Partenope. Libretto. Libretto. English & Italian. Performance: London

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; linretto in English and Italian on alternating leaves; additional title page in Italian; price on front cover: one shilling; "Argomento/The Argument"--p. [6]-[7]; nota be... More

Der Mizekado, oder, Ein Tag in Pititu Burleske Opern-Parodie in einem Akt

Der Mizekado, oder, Ein Tag in Pititu Burleske Opern-Parodie in einem ...

von Otto Ewald ; Musik nach Motiven der Operette Mikado arrangirt von Dr. Beier. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notice--verso of title page; "Vollständiges Soufllir-Buch nebst S... More

Deux avares. Libretto. Libretto. German

Deux avares. Libretto. Libretto. German

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Half title--p. 3. Accompanied by music for principal arias 12 p. ; 18 x 21 cm. Grétry's Les deux avares published in a German translation in 1771[sic] in Frankfurt--Loewenberg. Place... More

Ildegonda. Libretto. Italian Opera

Ildegonda. Libretto. Italian Opera

di Temistocle Solera ; musica del Cav. Emilio Arrieta, maestro di canto di sua maestà la regina di Spagna e compositore della sua regia camera e teatro. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project.... More

Beethoven - Fidelio (1805). Libretto. German. Performance: Wien

Beethoven - Fidelio (1805). Libretto. German. Performance: Wien

frey nach dem Französischen bearbeitet von Joseph Sonnleithner ; die Musik ist von Ludwig van Bethoven [i.e. Beethoven] ; für das k.k. Theater an der Wien. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Proje... More

Hans Sachs. Libretto. German. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Hans Sachs. Libretto. German. Public domain libretto, Library of Congr...

nach Deinhardstein's Dichtung gleichen Namens frei bearbeitet von Philipp Reger ; Musik von Albert Lortzing. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Singers' names not given.

Mazeppa. Libretto. Italian Opera

Mazeppa. Libretto. Italian Opera

di Achille de Lauzieres ; musica di Fabio Campana ; da rappresentarsi nell'I. e R. teatro dei Floridi nella stagione d'estate 1852. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notice--p. 2; ... More

Achille. Libretto. Italian Opera.

Achille. Libretto. Italian Opera.

la poesia e del Sign. Tenente de Gamerra, poeta del teatro Aulico ; la musica e del Sign. Ferdinando Paer. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "Argomento"--p. 3-4; "Songetto della sinfonia... More

Serge Grigoriev's photo album, 1928-1938

Serge Grigoriev's photo album, 1928-1938

Includes performance and informal photographs of a number of important figures associated with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, directed by Colonel W. deBasil, including George ... More

Die Tochter der Wellen romantische Oper in drei Acten

Die Tochter der Wellen romantische Oper in drei Acten

frei nach Saint Georges ; von Otto Prechtler ; Musik von Alexis v. Lwoff ; zuerst aufgeführt im k.k. Hofoperntheater zu Wien. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. P. 23 misnumbered as 32. P... More

Armida abbandonata. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

Armida abbandonata. Libretto. Italian - Performance: Venezia

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. "A chi legge"--p. 3-4; scene descriptions--p. 6. "Con licenza de' superiori, e privilegio"--title page. "La musica e del signor Giuseppe Maria Buini, accademico filarmonico"--p. 5. A... More

Sigurd. Libretto. German Opera.

Sigurd. Libretto. German Opera.

Dichtung und Tonsetzung von Heinrich Grimm. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Performers' names not given.

Spiegel von Arkadien. Libretto. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Spiegel von Arkadien. Libretto. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

von Emanuel Schikaneder ; [die Musik ist von Herrn F. Xav. Süssmayr, Kompositeur der beyden k.k. Hoftheater]. (statement of responsibility)

Asrael. Libretto. German Opera. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Asrael. Libretto. German Opera. Public domain libretto, Library of Con...

von Ferdinand Fontana ; für die deutsche Bühne bearbeitet von H. Wittmann ; Musik von Albert Franchetti. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. At head of title on front cover: Ferdinand Font... More

Pirame et Thisbé. Libretto. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Pirame et Thisbé. Libretto. Public domain libretto, Library of Congres...

paroles de M. la Serre ; musique de messieurs Francoeur & Rebel. (statement of responsibility) Either p. 97-98 are missing, or numbering jumps from 96 to 99; 2 sets of pages numbered as 121-122, bound in reverse order.

Marino Faliero. Libretto. German & Italian. Published in Berlin.

Marino Faliero. Libretto. German & Italian. Published in Berlin.

Musik von Donizetti. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Added title page in Italian; libretto in Italian and German on facing pages. At head of title: Königsstädtisches Theater. Libretto ... More

Calfurnia. Libretto. Italian Opera - Performance: Venezia

Calfurnia. Libretto. Italian Opera - Performance: Venezia

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Librettist's dedication signed Grazio Braccioli--p. 5-8; foreword--p. 9-10; scene descriptions--p. 12. "Con licenza de' superiori, e privilegio"--title page. "Gl'intermezzi saranno r... More

Richard Wagner. Lohengrin. Libretto. German Opera.

Richard Wagner. Lohengrin. Libretto. German Opera.

von Richard Wagner. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Performers' names not given.

Lalla-Roukh. Libretto. French. Public domain libretto, Library of Congress

Lalla-Roukh. Libretto. French. Public domain libretto, Library of Cong...

par Michel Carré et Hippolyte Lucas ; musique de Félicien David ; représenté pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre impérial de l'Opéra-Comique, le 12 mai 1862. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM L... More

Serge Grigoriev's photo album, 1928-1938

Serge Grigoriev's photo album, 1928-1938

Includes performance and informal photographs of a number of important figures associated with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, directed by Colonel W. deBasil, including George ... More

Elena. Libretto. Libretto. Italian, published in Venice

Elena. Libretto. Libretto. Italian, published in Venice

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; cover illustration; dedication, signed "Niccolò Minato"--p. [5]-[6]; foreword--p. [7]-[8]; "Argomento"--p. [9]-[12]; scene descriptions--p. [14]; "prologo"--p. [15]-[18].... More

Rheinnixen. Libretto. German Opera.

Rheinnixen. Libretto. German Opera.

von Nuitter ; Deutsch bearbeitet von Freiherrn von Wolzogen ; Musik von J. Offenbach. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Die Rheinnixen first performed in Vienna in 1864, libretto by A. v... More

Ekkehard. Libretto. German Opera. Published in Berlin.

Ekkehard. Libretto. German Opera. Published in Berlin.

Musik von J.J. Abert. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. P. 22-23 presumably filmed twice; legal notice--title page; production approval--title page; "Preis: 50 Pfennige"--title page. Lib... More

Georges Bizet - Jolie fille de Perth. Libretto. German

Georges Bizet - Jolie fille de Perth. Libretto. German

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Title and publication information from cover; composer's name at head of title; title page missing or not photographed. Libretto by Saint-George and Adenis, after Scott--New Grove. T... More

Lysistrata. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

Lysistrata. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Price on title page: 30 Pfennig netto; legal notice--title page; advertisements--p. [2], [6], and [8] at end; publisher's list--p. [4] at end; "Herm. Jacoby, Berlin SW. Friedrichstr.... More

Aci e Galatea. Libretto. German & Italien

Aci e Galatea. Libretto. German & Italien

für das Kurfürstliche Theater. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Libretto in Italien and German on facing pages. Added title in Italien og P. 2: Aci e Galetea, Osia, I Cyclopi Amantia ..... More

Johann Strauss - Cagliostro in Wien. Libretto. German

Johann Strauss - Cagliostro in Wien. Libretto. German

von F.Zell und Richard Genée ; Musik von Johann Strauss. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Legal notices--title page. "Das Bühnen-Aufführungsrecht kann nur ertheilt werden durch die Thea... More

Isis. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

Isis. Libretto - Albert Schatz Opera Collection

les paroles de M. Quinault & la musique de M. de Lully. (statement of responsibility) "IX. opera." From Recueil général des opéra.

Partenope. Libretto. Libretto. English & Italian. Performance: London

Partenope. Libretto. Libretto. English & Italian. Performance: London

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Three acts; linretto in English and Italian on alternating leaves; additional title page in Italian; price on front cover: one shilling; "Argomento/The Argument"--p. [6]-[7]; nota be... More

Lulu. Libretto. Libretto. Danish

Lulu. Libretto. Libretto. Danish

af Carl Frederik Güntelberg.̲ (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Dedication--p. 3-4; dedicating poem--p. 5; half title--p. 7. Music by Kuhlau--New Grove. Performers' names not given.

Serge Diaghileff's Ballet Russe (Metropolitan Opera, 1916)

Serge Diaghileff's Ballet Russe (Metropolitan Opera, 1916)

Picryl description: Public domain book about theatrical performances, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

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