HOUGHTON LIBRARY PUBLICATIONS
Cover: The King’s Theatre Collection: Ballet and Italian Opera in London, 1706–1883, from Harvard University PressCover: The King’s Theatre Collection in PAPERBACK

The King’s Theatre Collection

Ballet and Italian Opera in London, 1706–1883

Currently unavailable

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780974396309

Publication Date: 02/15/2006

Short

The John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection of the Harvard Theatre Collection is comprised of thousands of books, scores, librettos, playbills, illustrations, and ephemera relating to public performances that incorporate music in an essential way, such as ballet, opera, social dance, pantomime, operetta, and burlesque. With over 1,400 entries and 33 illustrations, this volume provides a window into the historical significance of the King’s Theatre to the cultural life of London and abroad, and will appeal to musicologists, historians, theater scholars, and librarians interested in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century opera and ballet.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Cover: A Theory of Justice: Original Edition, by John Rawls, from Harvard University Press

John Rawls: Speaking in a Shared Political Language

On the occasion of the anniversary of the publication of A Theory of Justice, Andrius Gališanka, author of John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice, reflects on some of Rawls’s ideas on moral and political reasoning