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Bordogni, Marco (1789-1856)

Trente-Six Vocalises Pour La Voix De Soprano Ou De Tenore. Composées Le Gout Moderne. Books I, III, & III.

Signed "Bordogni" on title page of Book II. (Also signed on title page of Book I, but signature extremely faded.). Chez Pacini / Schlesinger: Paris / Berlin, [c. 1832-1835]. 2555 + n.p.n. + S. 1879First Editions. Engraved. Quarto. 40 + 49 + 49 pp. Contemporary quarter-bound leather with marbled paper boards. Decorative endpapers. Boards and spine a little rubbed. Internally very clean with only occasional very minor spotting. A very attractive copy.
Books I & II published by Pacini; Book III published by Schlesinger.

Bound with: Crescentini, Girolamo. Vingt-Cinq Nouvelles Vocalises ou Etudes de l'Art du Chant avec Accompagnement de Piano ou Harpe. Op. 11. Leipzig: H. A. Probst, [c. 1824, based on plate number]. Pl.n. 102. Early edition. Engraved. 102 pp. In very good condition (only occasional and minor spotting).

Giulio Marco Bordogni was an Italian operatic tenor and singing teacher of great popularity and success, known especially for his active role in singing and promoting the works of Rossini. His later career was based in Paris, where he taught from 1823 at the Paris Conservatoire and where he wrote a method and these Vocalises, which were popular and in use for many decades.
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