Special collections of printed music

Hopkinson Verdi Collection

'Hopkinson Verdi Collection' contains the following 14 items:

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1855? - Traviata [Shelfmark: HV.Tra.12] [ID: 101175759]

Opera in tre atti Di Giuseppe Verdi ; [riduzione per pianoforte solo di Luigi Truzzi e Emmanuele Muzio?]. Milano: G. Ricordi e C, [after 1855?].

Publisher: Ricordi (Firm)

Probable date published: 1855

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1858 - Traviata [Shelfmark: HV.Tra.24] [ID: 100982086]

Libretto di Francesco Maria Piave. Musica del maestro Giuseppe Verdi. Napoli: A spese dell'Editore, 1858. Cover title.

Librettist: Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876

Date published: 1858

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1859? - Rigoletto [Shelfmark: HV.Rig.7] [ID: 100978434]

Opéra en quatre actes. Paroles franc̜aises de Mr. Ed. Duprez ; musique de G. Verdi. Nouvelle édition. Paris : L. Escudier, [1859?]. Original Italian libretto by F.M. Piave after V. Hugo's Le roi s'amuse. First French edition with French text.

Librettist: Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876

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1868? - Traviata [Shelfmark: HV.Tra.8] [ID: 100975118]

Libretto di Francesco Maria Piave ; musica di G. Verdi ; riduzione per canto e pianoforte di L. Truzzi ed E. Muzio. Milano : G. Ricordi, [1868?]. [Opera in three acts, libretto by F.M. Piave, after A. Dumas fils, La dame aux camélias.]

Publisher: Ricordi (Firm)

Librettist: Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876

Probable date published: 1868

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1872? - Aida [Shelfmark: HV.Aid.3] [ID: 100954234]

Opéra in quattro atti. Versi di A. Ghislanzoni. Musica di G. Verdi. Paris : Léon Escudier, [1872]. Canto e pianoforte. 'Riduzione di Franco Faccio', [Page 1]. Libretto (in Italian), pages [3-15].

Librettist: Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893

Probable date published: 1872

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1874? - Messa di Requiem [Shelfmark: HV.Req.2] [ID: 100972038]

Di Giuseppe Verdi. Riduzione per canto e pianoforte di Michele Saladino. Traduzione Italiana, versi del Comm. Angelo Fava, prosa del Sac. Prof. Claudio Borri. Milano: Ricordi, [1874?]. Latin words; also printed as text in Latin and Italian.

Publisher: Ricordi (Firm)

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1876 - Aida [Shelfmark: HV.Aid.2] [ID: 100950366]

Grand opéra en quatre actes. Paroles français par MM. Du Locle. Musique de G. Verdi. Partition piano et chant. Paris: Léon Escudier, [1876].

Publisher: Escudier, Léon

Date published: 1876

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1882? - Messe de Requiem [Shelfmark: HV.Req.7] [ID: 100969178]

À quatre parties principales: Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Basse et Choeur. Composée par G. Verdi. Title-page reads: Partition pour chant et orgue par A. Lebeau. No. 1 avec piano. No. 2 avec orgue. Paris : Henry Lemoine, [1882?]. At head of title: "Pour l'anniversaire de la mort de Alessandro Manzoni 22 mai 1874." "Exécutée pour la première fois l'Eglise San Marco á Milan."

Publisher: Editions Henry Lemoine

Probable date published: 1874

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1886? - Violetta [Shelfmark: HV.Tra.9] [ID: 100962042]

Opéra en quatre actes. Paroles francaises de Ed. Duprez. Musique de G. Verdi; partition mise en ordre pour le Theatre Lyrique par Edouard Mangin. Paris: Benoit ainé, [1886?]. La Traviata in French.

Probable date published: 1886

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1888 - Риголетто [Rigoletto] [Shelfmark: HV.Rig.12] [ID: 100958102]

Opera v 3-kh deĭstvii︠a︡kh. Muzyka Dzhuzeppe Verdi. (Italian title: Rigoletto. Opera completa per canto pianoforte. Musica di G. Verdi.) Moscou : chez A. Gutheil, [ca.1888].

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

Publisher: Gutheil, A.

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1898 - Аида [Aida] [Shelfmark: HV.Aid.21] [ID: 100965550]

[Opera in 4 Acts. Libretto by] A. Ghislanzoni. Muzyka Dzhuzeppe Verdi. Moskva : P. I︠U︡rgenson, [n.d]. Translated by G. Lishin and G. R. Olizar. Russian words.

Librettist: Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893

Publisher: I︠U︡rgenson, P. I. (Petr Ivanovich), 1836-1904

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1900 - Melba Traviata [Shelfmark: HVA.21] [ID: 100974994]

Three original watercolour designs for Melba's costume in a reproduction of La Traviata.

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1870-1885? - Giuseppe Verdi compositeur [Shelfmark: HVA.53A] [ID: 101254849]

Goupil [d'après un] cliché Mulnier. Portrait photograph by Ferdinand Mulnier. Paris: Cliché Mulnier, [1870-1885?].

Photographer: Mulnier, Ferd. (Ferdinand), 1825-

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1880-1900? - Giuseppe Verdi [Shelfmark: HVA.53] [ID: 101254773]

Library bound photograph, by Achille Ferrario, Corso Venezia 77, Via Marina 12, Milano. Milan: Achille Ferrario, [1880-1900?]

Publisher: Ferrario, Achille

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Hopkinson Verdi Collection
Permanent URLhttp://digital.nls.uk/100982478
DescriptionAn internationally renowned collection of scores and libretti of the works of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), collected by music bibliographer Cecil Hopkinson (1898-1977). As well as music scores, the collection includes ephemeral material, like concert programmes, newspaper cuttings, photographs and stamps.
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DescriptionOver 300 volumes from three internationally renowned special collections of printed music. The Glen Collection and the Inglis Collection represent excellent archives of 18th-19th century Scottish music, including Scottish songs. The Hopkinson Verdi Collection contains contemporary and later editions of the works of Verdi, collected by bibliographer Cecil Hopkinson.