Les Contes D'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann): Opera in Three Acts - A Prologue and an Epilogue

By: Offenbach, Jacques; Barbier, Jules; Gutman, John

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Lightly rubbed. 1955 Stapled Binding. 61 pp. Published for the Metropolitan Opera Association. The Tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann) is an opera by Jacques Offenbach. The French libretto was written by Jules Barbier, based on short stories by E. T. A. Hoffmann, who is the main protagonist in the opera (as he is in the stories). Barbier, together with Michel Carré, had written a play, Les contes fantastiques d'Hoffmann, produced at the Odéon Theatre in Paris in 1851, which Offenbach had seen. The stories upon which the opera is based are Die Gesellschaft im Keller, Der Sandmann, Die Abendteuer der Sylvester-Nacht, Rath Krespel, and Das verlorene Spiegelbild.

Title: Les Contes D'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann): Opera in Three Acts - A Prologue and an Epilogue

Author: Offenbach, Jacques; Barbier, Jules; Gutman, John

Categories: Theatre, Entertainment,

Publisher: Fred Rullman, Inc.: 1955

Binding: Stapled Binding

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 1525981

Keywords: OPERA ENTERTAINMENT CLASSICAL MUSIC SYMPHONIC LIBRETTO,