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Falstaff lyric comedy in three acts. by Giuseppe Verdi

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Published by G. Schirmer in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Operas -- Vocal scores with piano

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Edition Notes

StatementBased on Shakespeare"s "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and passages from "Henry IV". Libretto by Arrigo Boito. English version by Walter Ducloux.
GenreVocal scores with piano
SeriesEdition -- 2538
ContributionsBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918., Ducloux, Walter
The Physical Object
Pagination461 p. ;
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22806868M

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