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Falstaff : lyric comedy in three acts : based on Shakespeare's "The merry wives of Windsor" and passages from "Henry IV"

Author: Giuseppe Verdi; Arrigo Boito
Publisher: New York : G. Schirmer, ©1963.
Series: G. Schirmer's collection of opera librettos.
Edition/Format:   Print book : ItalianView all editions and formats
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The text of an opera which is an amalgam of two Shakespearean characters, the finely drawn figure from from King Henry IV and the sorry caricature of knightliness gone to seed from "The merry wives of Windsor". The plot is that of the latter comedy.
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Genre/Form: Librettos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppe Verdi; Arrigo Boito
OCLC Number: 709688
Notes: Opposite pages numbered in duplicate.
"Ed. 2519."
Description: 36, 36 pages ; 27 cm.
Series Title: G. Schirmer's collection of opera librettos.
Other Titles: Falstaff.
Responsibility: music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito ; English version by Walter Ducloux.

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The text of an opera which is an amalgam of two Shakespearean characters, the finely drawn figure from from King Henry IV and the sorry caricature of knightliness gone to seed from "The merry wives of Windsor". The plot is that of the latter comedy.

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