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Arnold And Tilla English Opera Troupe Playbill, W. H. Tilla, William Horton, Blance Ellerman, Walter Birch, D. Oakley, Tom Bartleman, James A. Arnold, Clara Fisher, Frank Howson Dec 1866

Arnold And Tilla English Opera Troupe Playbill, W. H. Tilla, William Horton, Blance Ellerman, Walter Birch, D. Oakley, Tom Bartleman, James A. Arnold, Clara Fisher, Frank Howson

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Seeking to cultivate popular support for opera in the Victorian Era, American-style opera evolved with traveling troupes performing in English, particularly during the post-Civil War period.

This playbill, ca. 1860s, is for the performance of the Arnold and Tilla's English Opera Troupe at Norumbega Hall in Bangor. The company was formed by the principle artists of the Kellogg Opera Company and the Richings Opera Company for a three-week tour of Maine. They performed the Daniel Auber opera, Fra Diavolo and Michael William Balfe's Bohemian Girl on two different nights. Fra Diavolo was one of the Kellogg Company's ...


Concert Of Sacred Music, Bangor Mozart Society, Samuel Chapple, John Beaumont, George Frideric Handel, John Whitaker, Frederick Granger, James Kent Dec 1824

Concert Of Sacred Music, Bangor Mozart Society, Samuel Chapple, John Beaumont, George Frideric Handel, John Whitaker, Frederick Granger, James Kent

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Lyrics sheet for a concert of sacred music performed by the Bangor Mozart Society on April 19, 1825.