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Victor HerbertA Theatrical Life$
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Neil Gould

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780823228713

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.001.0001

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Act One (1894–1900)

Act One (1894–1900)

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(p.247) Chapter 9 Act One (1894–1900)
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Victor Herbert
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Neil Gould

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0009

Much was done to dispel popular myths in the cultural mindset about Victor Herbert. This chapter confines itself to three myths. The first myth is that Herbert's works were so old-fashioned and burdened with such poor books that that were virtually unproducible. The second is that Herbert was unconcerned wit the quality of librettos he set. The third myth is the image of Herbert shows as romances set in cloud-cuckooland.

Keywords:   Libretto, music, myths, light opera, operetta, prince Ananias, score

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