Evangeline (Rice, Edward Everett)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Louis P. Goullaud, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878. Plates 415, 467, 468, 498-518.
Misc. Notes "Popular edition". Includes some sections with a copyright of 1885 and 1886 by T.B. Harms & Co. and some numbers copyrighted 1875 and 1876 by Ditson.
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Louis P. Goullaud, 1877. Plate 518-3.
Misc. Notes 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
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IER 3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
First Performance. 1874-07-27 — New York City: Niblo's Garden
First Publication. 1877 – Boston: Louis P. Goullaud
Librettist John Cheever Goodwin (1850-1912)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra

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(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.)