The Emerald Isle 1901 by Basil Hood / Arthur Sullivan & Edward German comic opera libretto ~ D'Oyly Carte ~ Irish conflict


Title: The Emerald Isle; or The Caves of Carrig-Cleena.

Author: Written by Basil Hood. Composed by Arthur Sillivan and Edward German

Description: Saddle-stitched in printed wrapper. Light wear. Previous owner's name rubber stamped on front cover and first page of act one. Pencil notations identifying the vocal range (or speaking part) on the list of cast of characters; descriptions of stage action and lighting scattered throughout. Published price on front cover is ''1/6 Net.'' pp. 65, plus [3] advertising. Placed in an archival mylar wrapper.

The plot concerns the efforts of an Irish patriot to resist the oppressive re-education program of the English.

The Emerald Isle, a two-act comic opera, was completed by Edward German following the death of Arthur Sullivan in November 1900. It was first performed at the Savoy Theatre on April 27th, 1901, under the management of Mrs. D'Oyly Carte.

Binding: Soft Cover/Wraps
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Chappell & Co
Place: London
Year: 1901

Keywords: Gilbert and Sullivan, D'Oyly Carte, Savoy Theatre, libretto,

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