The Black Crook, Op.201 (Operti, Giuseppe)

Collaborative Work
This work was co-authored by Operti, Thomas Baker, and George Bickwell

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. New York: William A. Pond & Co., 1871. Plate 8026-27.
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General Information

Work Title The Black Crook
Alternative. Title
Composer Operti, Giuseppe
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.201
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGO 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 or more
  1. Galop Diabolique
  2. Bolero Diabolique
  3. Mazurka
  4. Danza delle Follie
  5. Demons' Revel: Polka Diabolique
  6. Lotos-Caprice
Librettist Theodore Kennick
Language English
Dedication 1. To Joseph Dowling, Esq.; 6. To My Friend M.A. Cooney, Esq.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Unknown for the full work
External Links Wikipedia article

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According to the Wikipedia article, there is some argument as to whether this is America's first musical, or just a prototype of it. The English production was deemed and "opera bouffe", so for now, this page is tagged for both.