The Student King (De Koven, Reginald)
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New York: Jos. W. Stern & Co., 1906.
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|Work Title||The Student King|
|Alternative Title||A Romantic Light Opera in Three Acts|
|Composer||De Koven, Reginald|
|Year/Date of Composition||1906|
|First Performance||1906-05-21 — Chicago, Studebaker Theatre: Henry W. Savage Opera Co.|
|First Publication||1906 – New York: Jos. W. Stern & Co.|
|Librettist||Stanislaus Stange (1862–1917) and Frederic Ranken (1869–1905)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soloists (9 male, 9 female) + mixed chorus (STB)|
Folders 179 to 185 of the De Koven manuscript collection at Brandeis University contains at least a good portion of the opera in full score (with some instrumental parts).
Received its East Coast (New Haven) premiere the next week (September 26 - or sooner elsewhere) according to the New York Times. The review noted that it was next off to Boston for a month, then New York City.
An (alternate presumably) scan of the vocal score can be found at Google.