Rosita (Schleiffarth, George)


Sheet Music



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Publisher. Info. (15) Popular Selections from Geo. Schleiffarth’s New Comic Opera Rosita.
Chicago: Geo. Schleiffarth & Co., 1885.
Misc. Notes Geo. Schleiffarth, "the trade supplied via" S. Brainard & Sons, Chicago.
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General Information

Work Title Rosita
Alternative. Title Boston and Banditti, an original comic opera in two acts ; also "Cupid and Cupidity"
Composer Schleiffarth, George
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 Acts
First Performance. 1884-4-30
Brooklyn, NY, Park Theatre
First Publication. 1885 (selections) – Chicago: composer
1887 – Chicago: E.K. Bowen (& Schleiffarth) (vocal score, libretto)
Librettist Harry Bache Smith (song lyrics) ; Matthew Woodward (book)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra (theatre orchestra?)

Misc. Comments

Premiere information and a description of plot from John Franceschina, Harry B. Smith: A Biography (2003), pp.17–20. (Seems to imply a chorus.)

Vocal score can be found here -- WorldCat.

Original accompaniment not known (theatre orchestra or piano?)