Waltzes from MaritanaAdditional title: MaritanaAdditional title: Maritana waltzes
NamesBrandard, John, 1812-1863 (Lithographer)Coote, Charles, Jr. (Composer)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1845 (Questionable)Place: LondonPublisher: Cramer, Beale & Co.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Bra J Mar 1
TopicsWallace, William Vincent, 1812-1865 -- MaritanaWaltzes
GenresPrintsSheet music coversScores
NotesStatement of responsibility: by Charles Coote ; [illustration signed on stone] J. Brandard.Caption title.Numbering: Pl. no. : 3914.Content: At top of frame: Maritana.Printed below image: Mar[itana]. "Of fairy wand had I command." Act I, Sc. 1.Acquisition: Purchase; Gregory, 1967.Biographical/historical: Maritana, a grand opera in three acts (music, William Vincent Wallace; libretto, Edward Fitzball after the drama Don Cesar de Bazan, by Philippe d'Ennery and Philippe Francois Pinel Dumanoir) was first performed at the Drury Lane Theatre, London, in 1845. Set in seventeenth-century Spain, its plot placed the Gypsy heroine Maritana at the center of an intrigue against Charles II, the king of Spain. This lithograph depicts a moment from Act I, scene 1, which is set in a square in Madrid.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 34 x 25 cm. + music score (12 p.)
DescriptionSheet music cover illustration depicting Maritana dancing in a city square, observed by a man. An armed guard is portrayed on either side of the image. The picture's frame is elaborately decorated in a style evocative of the Moorish ornament of the Alhambra.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825114553Publisher's music plate number: 3914 : Cramer, Beale & Co.NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758856Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a7b9590-ead2-0133-3808-00505686a51c
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