Finding Aid for the Collection of Librettos

Collection processed and machine-readable finding aid created by UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff.
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Phone: (310) 825-4988
Fax: (310) 206-1864
Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Arts and Humanities--Music

Finding Aid of the Collection of Librettos

Collection number: 187

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
7/27/00
Encoded by:
Bryan Griest
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Librettos
Collection number: 187
Creator:
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of published librettos from various sources
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to Performing Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Librettos, 187, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

A collection of published librettos from various sources, either published separately or in conjunction with a sound recording.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Verdi, Giuseppe. Aida.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with Decca recording.
Box 1, Folder 2

Puccini, Giacomo. Turandot.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with RCA recording.
Box 1, Folder 3

Saint-Saëns, Camille. Samson et Dalila.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with Angel recording.
Box 1, Folder 4

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Fidelio.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with Angel recording.
Box 1, Folder 5

Verdi, Giuseppe. Otello.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with RCA recording. Illustrated with set and costume designs from the first production.
Box 1, Folder 6

Command performance.

Scope and Content Note

Booklet accompanying a Joan Sutherland. Includes aria and song texts. Illustrations from the Sutherland/Bonynge collections.
Box 1, Folder 7

Wagner, Richard. Die Walküre.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with RCA recording. Illustrated with costume sketches from the 1896 Bayreuth Festival Ring cycle.
Box 1, Folder 8

Bellini, Vincenzo. La Sonnambula.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with Decca recording.
Box 1, Folder 9

Bizet, Georges. Carmen.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with Angel recording.
Box 1, Folder 10

Puccini, Giacomo. La Bohème.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with Angel recording.
Box 1, Folder 11

Berlioz, Hector. Requiem.

Scope and Content Note

Issued with RCA recording. Limited first edition of 200 copies. Designed by Albert Skira. Includes fine color illustrations of painting with religious themes. 2 copies.