The wags ballad opera collection, 1790-1808.


Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814. The wags ballad opera collection, 1790-1808.

The wags ballad opera collection, 1790-1808.

Contains score and libretto to the ballad opera The wags, the libretto by George Colman, the younger ; music by Charles Dibdin.

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Colman, George, 1762-1836 , (person)

George Colman (1762-1836) was a British dramatist and, since July 1789, manager of the Haymarket Theatre. From the description of Letter by George Colman to Robert William Elliston, 1802. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 82677104 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the manager of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129692 From t...

American Music Research Center (corporateBody)

Center for the study of American music founded by Sister Mary Dominic Ray, in 1964. Collection transferred to University of Colorado, Boulder in 1990. From the description of Records, 1964-[ongoing]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49939300 ...

Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814 (person)

Dibdin was an English dramatist, actor and songwriter. His son Charles Isaac Mungo Pitt wrote plays and pantomimes and was for some time proprietor and manager of Sadler's Wells Theatre. A younger son, Thomas John Pitt, also took the name Dibdin about 1800. Thomas composed some 2,000 songs in the style of the elder Dibdin; his most successful dramatic work was the pantomime of Mother Goose. From the description of Papers, 1776-1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521518 C...