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Martha [Martha, oder Der Markt zu Richmond (‘Martha, or The Market at Richmond’)]locked

  • Peter Cohen

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Romantic comic opera in four acts by friedrich Flotow to a libretto by w. Friedrich after an idea by jules-henri vernoy de Saint-georges ; Vienna, Kärntnertortheater, 25 November 1847.

It was after the success of Alessandro Stradella in Vienna in 1845 that Flotow received a commission from the Vienna Hofoper to write a new opera. He decided to extend his music from the ballet ...

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