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Goldmark, Karl (1830-1915)
A Winter's Tale, "Ein Wintermärchen, Oper In 3 Acten, Frei Nach Shakespeare Von A. M. Willner" Piano-Vocal Score. W. Karczag: Vienna, 1907. First Edition. Large quarto. 207 pp. Paper wraps with maroon leatherette spine. Title page browned on edges with very slight tear (repaired) on right edge. The interior is excellent. Covers soiled and faded, chipped at corners. Back cover hinged with tape.
Signed close to the time of the premiere on the title page: Carl Goldmark, 1908.
Ein Wintermärchen was Goldmark's seventh and last opera, its first performance having taken place in Vienna on January 2nd, 1908. A fairy tale opera in the post-Wagnerian style, this work followed a successful operatic career starting with Die Königin von Saba in 1875.