Typewritten letter signed, dated : London, 5 October 1896, to Giacomo Puccini in Torre del Lago, 1896 Oct. 5.

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Ricordi, Tito, 1865-1933. Typewritten letter signed, dated : London, 5 October 1896, to Giacomo Puccini in Torre del Lago, 1896 Oct. 5.

Typewritten letter signed, dated : London, 5 October 1896, to Giacomo Puccini in Torre del Lago, 1896 Oct. 5.

Saying that Le villi is definitely scheduled for the coming year at Covent Garden, that the singers are (or may be) "la Heams" [i.e. Emma Eames?] (soprano), [Raffaele] Grani (tenor), Plançon (bass), that he has arranged with Carl Rosa's company to give La bohème in English the singers can thus be expected to be "semi-cani," except for the women, who appear to be good (there is no need to be alarmed: the London public is accustomed to hearing wrong notes without complaint because whoever sings out of tune does so "con coraggio e abbia un nome ben conosciuto"), asking how Tosca is progressing, saying that the Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut and a symphony by Franchetti will be played that week at Queen's Hall, mentioning Carmen, Faust, Cavalleria [rusticana], Giacosa, etc.

1 item (2 p.) ; (8vo) + with envelope.

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