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Title: The Song &c in The deserter , a musical drama as perform'd with universal applause at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane / Composed by Messrs. Monsigny , Philiodor , & Dibdin.
Description: London, Printed for John Johnston, near Exeter Change Strand ; & Longman , Lukey & Co. [...], s.d. ( 1773) , format oblong in-4°, 24 x 32 cm, (2)nn pp (engraved title , blank) + 42 pp of engraved music (as issued).Bound in modern boards covered with tobacco coloured paper, with leather title label on front cover. Nice copy !. An adaptation by Charles Dibdin of Monsigny's '' Le Déserteur'', with new music by Dibdin and two airs by F.A. Philidor ; libretto by Dibdin, after M.J. Sedaine. Afterpiece. Overture arranged for keyboard , vocal numbers mostly for voices and continuo (figured bass). Without the recitatives or spoken dialogue (Commentary from COPAC, Oxford Univ.) .


Price: EUR 425.00 = appr. US$ 461.91 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 44016