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Title
Polka-mazurka sur L'étoile du nord de G. Meyerbeer
Additional title: Étoile du nord
Names
Talexy, Adrien, 1821-1881 (Composer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854 (Questionable)
Place: Mayence
Publisher: les fils de B. Schott
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Eto 1
Topics
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864 -- Étoile du Nord
Piano music
Polka-mazurkas -- Scores
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: pour le piano par Adrien Talexy.
Caption title.
At upper right: À Madme. Marie Larmande.
Numbering: Pl. no. : 13398.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: The opera L'étoile du nord (music, Giacomo Meyerbeer; libretto, Eugène Scribe) was first presented at the Opéra-Comique in Paris in 1854. This print may depict a scene from the second act, in which the czar Peter the Great, disguised as a captain, follows his lady-love Catherine, disguised as a man, to a military camp.
Biographical/historical: The polka-mazurka, popular in the 1840s, consisted of polka steps danced to the 3/4 time of the mazurka.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 32 x 25 cm. + music score (7 p.)
Description
Sheet music cover illustration depicting two dancing couples in military uniforms, with similarly dressed observers around them. In the background, a thatched roof is visible at left, with trees and mountains behind.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825075204
Publisher's music plate number: 13398 les fils de B. Schott
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758220
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9013a200-ada1-0133-f93e-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Creator Born
  • 1854: Issued
  • 1881: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Polka-mazurka sur L'étoile du nord de G. Meyerbeer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f213af50-ada5-0133-a31f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Polka-mazurka sur L'étoile du nord de G. Meyerbeer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f213af50-ada5-0133-a31f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Polka-mazurka sur L'étoile du nord de G. Meyerbeer Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f213af50-ada5-0133-a31f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Polka-mazurka sur L'étoile du nord de G. Meyerbeer