The ballets of Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber

Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (Caen 29 January 1782- Paris 12/13 May 1871) is primarily remembered as one of the great masters of opéra-comique, but also played a very important role in the development of Romantic ballet through the long danced interludes and divertissements in his grand operas La Muette de Portici, Le Dieu et la Bayadère, Gustave III, ou Le Bal masque, Le Lac des fées, L'Enfant prodigue, Zerline, and the opéra-ballet version of Le Cheval de bronze. Auber also adapted music of...

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Main Author Auber, D. F. E. 1782-1871.
Other Authors Letellier, Robert Ignatius.
Place, Publisher, Year Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars, 2011.
Pages1 online resource (307 p.)
ISBN1-283-19278-0
1-4438-3022-4
9786613192783
LanguageEnglish
Additional InformationOriginally for orchestra; arr. for piano.
Principally piano arrangements of ballets from various operas; also contains a few operatic solos and choruses in vocal score.
Reprinted from editions originally published in the 19th century.
Introduction in English.
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