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Prodana Bride (Also Known As the Bartered Bride)

By: Slabina, Karel (Text) ; Smetana, Bedrich (Music)

Price: $41.40

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Nakladem Zenskych Listu: 1909

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004376

Condition: Very Good

This Czech-language libretto is in hardcover, and states on the half title page that " (f) or the first time presented by the world's largest Metropolitan Opera Company. 1909 to 1919 in New York . Both the libretto and the music are taken from the national life of the Czech people, including pilgrims, slaves, the regular population and the bride being sold. It was originally performed in 1866 for the Czech public and was Smetana's most popular opera. The cloth is rust colored with a black frame on the front and a pastedown of two women, it appears one is in sorrow. The front corners have a... View more info