1 vol.

1 vol.
Mozart, W(olfgang) A(madeus). Die Gaertnerin aus Liebe. Oper in Drei Aufzugen. Mannheim: K.F. Heckel, no date [1829]. First edition, piano-vocal score. Small folio, contemp. blue patterned cloth, gilt-lettered & decorated spine; slightly scuffed, corners bumped, spine ends rubbed & chipped. Litho vignette title, (1-2), 3-204 litho pp. Good margins. Internally generally clean.
German language singspiel adaptation of La Finta Giardiniera, first performed in Munich in 1775.
"It occupies a special place in Mozart's output as his first opera to enter the German repertory,..., and the first whose musical and dramatic qualities have encouraged more than an occasional revival" (Grove Opera, 3: 490).
K. 196; K6, p. 196