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Gustavus of Sweden, or, The masked ball

Thomas James Thackeray

Gustavus of Sweden, or, The masked ball

a historical drama in two acts

by Thomas James Thackeray

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Published by R. Wilkes in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesGustavus of Sweden., The masked ball.
Statementby Thomas James Thackeray.
SeriesWebster"s acting national drama -- no. 12., English and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17467922M
OCLC/WorldCa9056811

  The poster of San Diego Opera’s production of Verdi’s A Masked Ball claims “Based on a True Story.” This is not hyperbole. This is not hyperbole. When their production opens on Saturday with a not-to-be-missed cast, the opulent setting you will see is the court of King Gustav III in 18th-century Sweden.


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Gustavus the Third Masked ball: Responsibility: by J.R. Planché ; the music by Auber ; arranged for the English stage by T. Cooke. Get this from a library. Gustavus III., or, The masked ball: grand tragic opera in five acts with ballet. [D F E Auber; H A Rattermann; Eugène Scribe].

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Subject Headings. e Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué (Gustavus III, or The Masked Ball) is an opéra historique or grand opera in five acts by Daniel Auber, with a libretto by Eugène Scribe.

Buy Gustavus the Third; or, the Masked Ball: an historical drama, in three acts and in prose by Henry M. Milner (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Henry M. Milner. The clarion now sounds to the field [from] Gustavus the Third, or, The masked ball Contributor Names Maeder, James G.

Credit – Wikipedia King Gustav III of Sweden is best known for being mortally wounded during a masked ball at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, Sweden and dying thirteen days later. The incident was the subject of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball). This incident became the basis of an opera libretto by Scribe set by Daniel Auber in under the title Gustave III, by Saverio Mercadante in as "Il Reggente," and by Giuseppe Verdi in as Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), with the specifics changed under the pressure of censorship.

Download this stock image: The assassination of Gustav III of Sweden by Jacob Johan Anckarström during a masked ball took place at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm at midnight on 16 March The king had not been shot dead; he was alive and continued to function as head of state.

The coup was a failure in the short run. However, the wound became infected, and on 29 March, the king. The assassination of Gustavus III by Anckarström at a masked ball at the Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 March Gustav III, – Verdi’s opera was originally called "Gustavo III," and, like the Scribe-Auber work, was written around the assassination of Gustavus III, of Sweden, who, Mawas shot in the back during a masked ball at Stockholm.

Verdi composed the work for the San Carlo Theatre, Naples, where it was to have been produced for the carnival of So spare a thought for Gustavus III of Sweden, who, spared the axeman, fell to a bullet from his chief minister, Anckerstroem. This provides the plot for Verdi's A Masked Ball, which opened last.

Gustavus III king of Sweden from Assassinated at a masked ball. The libretto for Verdi's opera Un Ballo in maschera was based on the assassination. 18th century engraving. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images. Buy Gustavus the Third, or the Masked Ball; a grand opera in three acts.

Altered from Scribe by J. Planché Arranged for the English stage by T. Cooke by Augustin Eugène Scribe, James Robinson PLANCHÉ (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Augustin Eugène Scribe, James Robinson PLANCHÉ. In a second coup, Gustavus strengthened () the regal authority.

The following year he defeated the Russians, who then entered a defensive alliance with him. He was attempting to form a coalition to intervene in the French Revolution in favor of the royalists when he was assassinated at a masked ball by a representative of the nobles.

The story of the opera is that of the assassination of King Gustavus III of Sweden, a reformer who attacked the despotism of the aristocrats in Sweden, and was an initiator of the League of Armed Neutrality inwhich aided the American Revolution against the British Empire.

The assassination of Gustavus III by Anckarström at a masked ball at the Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 March Gustav III, – King of Sweden. Jacob Johan Anckarström, – Swedish military officer.

From Cassell's Illustrated History of England, published By Design Pics Editorial. Verdi: A Masked Ball CHAN About Chandos. About Us; Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for. Un ballo in maschera: "the Opera that Was Named and Rewritten Three Times” The Masked Ball (original Italian title Un ballo in maschera) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a text by Antonio Somma after Eugène Scribe’s Gustave III ou Le bal red in Rome in and in Stockholm (En maskeradbal).Few operatic works have had so many problems with the.

“The Queen’s Lover” starts slowly, beginning with that meeting at the masked ball. Axel belongs to one of Sweden’s most noble families. The Swedish court was much different from the French.

Gustavus III of Sweden: lt;p|>||||| ||||| | | | | Gustav III || | | || || | | Gustav III painted in by |Alexander World Heritage Encyclopedia, the. The king also wore a mask, but he was easily spotted, mainly because he wore the Star of the Royal Order of the Seraphim (the foremost order of Sweden).

On this day a dramatic assassination of Swedish King Gustav III took place during a masked ball in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Jacob Johan Anckarström´s mask and weapons, that he used to assassinate Gustav III, king of Sweden at a masked ball at midnight on 16 March These were brought around to several gunsmiths the next morning and one who had repaired them for Anckarström recognized them and identified him as their owner.

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The story of A Masked Ball began on Ma when a Swedish count shot the king of Sweden during a masked ball at Stockholm’s Royal Opera House. Gustavus III survived the gunshot, but his wound became infected and he died 13 days later.

The event inspired several operas and when Verdi needing a finished opera quickly, he added his music to an intact libretto for an existing opera.

About. Illicit love, suspicion, deception and supernatural portents of doom lead to a shocking drama at a masked ball in s Sweden. The incomparable Plácido Domingo stars as the dashing King Gustavus III, whose reforms have inspired talk of assassination among the conservative nobility.

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Source On the 16th of March Gustav III of Sweden was assassinated by Jacob Johan Anckarström at a masquerade ball. A conspiracy of noblemen had decided to get rid of the king since he had reduced their powers considerably, making himself more powerful in the process.

He staged a coup to become the supreme ruler of Sweden, which alienated the Swedish nobility, and he was assassinated at a masked ball by a conspiracy of noblemen. The story is most famously treated in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, but Auber's Gustavus III was highly successful in its time.

(The opera is loosely based on the 18th century King Gustav III of Sweden, who was assassinated at a masked ball in Stockholm.) Courtiers, conspirators, assassins and. With moods switching on a dime, Masked Ball foreshadows Verdi’s last two Shakespeare operas.

Call it a tragedy with comic relief. Call it a tragedy with comic relief. The story, based on the actual assassination in of King Gustavus of Sweden, was moved by Verdi and his librettist Antonio Somma to colonial Boston, as partially determined.

On the other hand, director David Alden's controversial staging offered many innovations to this fact-based story, based on the assassination of King Gustavus III of Sweden by Count Ankerstrom in Some of his novelties were more effective than others.

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It’s nice to see Minnesota Opera staging Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball). As such, Minnesota Opera’s decision to return the opera to its original setting in the glittering court of Sweden’s King Gustavus III was apt. (The censors in Rome forced Verdi to change the location to colonial Boston, with the king demoted to.

"A Masked Ball" is an opera of dark voices coming together for even darker plans. Of the several baritones and bass-baritones, Louis Otey (the king's advisor Anckarstrom) possessed the strongest voice. Well cast with his dark, full voice and tall stature, he made a believable loyal advisor/friend and disillusioned idealist.

Not every voice on display is an authentic Verdian one, but no one lets the side down, and John Daszak's performance as Gustavus is untiring and utterly committed.

In rep until April Box.GUSTAVUS III. (). King of Sweden from to He was born Januand succeeded his father, Adolphus Frederick (q.v.), inat a period when the royal power had almost disappeared before the encroachments of the nobility, and the country was distracted by the strife of the rival political parties known as the “Hats” and “Caps.” (See Caps and Hats.).Mystery At The Masked Ball (Clue, Book 4)PB book by A.

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