Evangeline (Rice, Edward Everett)

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 Those Laughing Eyes (Gabriel's Song and Waltz)
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PMLP409711-RiceThoseLaughingEyes1877.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Boston: Louis P. Goullaud, 1877. Plate 518-3.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Starts at p.80 in the vocal complete score.

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Work Title Evangeline
Alternative Title The Belle of Acadie. Opéra-Bouffe. Burlesque.
Composer Rice, Edward Everett
Movements/Sections 3 Acts
First Performance 1874 July 27, New York City: Niblo's Garden
First Publication 1877 – Boston: Louis P. Goullaud
Librettist John Cheever Goodwin (1850–1912)
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra


Misc. Comments

(Not tagged as burlesque as burlesques so-tagged are specifically a late 18th century/early 19th century genre.

Based on Longfellow's work of the same name. Entire vocal score - here.

According to Smith’s Musical Comedy in America: From The Black Crook to South Pacific, From The King & I to Sweeney Todd, only a very brief initial run, but remained alive for thirty years in numerous places. (For example The Sydney Morning Herald of July 31 1891 reports that tomorrow will begin a run of Evangeline at the Criterion Theatre, and that the composer had just performed (an orchestral version) of his Adonis Gavotte of 1885.)

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