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Non-Australian Australian-themed works

Dr GRAEME SKINNER (University of Sydney)


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1788-

La mort du Capitaine Cook / The Death of Captaine Cook (pantomime ballet)


The Death of Captain Cook 1790

Source: http://www.antipodean.com/elist6/elist6.html


1788 La mort du Capitaine Cook (pantomime ballet)

La mort du Capitaine Cook à son troisieme voyage au nouveau monde: pantomine en quatre actes (Paris: Lagrange, 1788)

Digital facsimile: http://nla.gov.au/nla.aus-vn4773474

Theatre de L'Ambigu-Comique, Paris 1788
Scenario by M. Arnould (1743-1795)
Music by Jean-Baptiste Rochefort (1746-1819)


Later productions include:

1789 London The death of Captain Cook: a grand serious-pantomimic-ballet, in three parts ; as now exhibiting in Paris with uncommon applause with the original French music, new scenery, machinery, and other decorations; as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent Garden (London: T. Cadell, 1789) http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/7177308

1790 Halifax, Hull, Richmond Green etc. The death of Captain Cook: a grand serious-pantomimic-ballet in three parts ... as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Hull (Hull: J. and W. Rawson, [1790]) http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/31308061

1818 Edinburgh http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/197630615

1818 London http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/50247197; http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/42141815

1818 Milan, Il Capitano Cook all'isola degli Ottaiti, La Scala http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/193722616

1819 London http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/174204268

1836 London http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/11325022

Music:

Extracts, edited and arranged by Richard Divall (2001) http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/44696893

Bibliography:

Bernard Smith, European vision and the South Pacific, 1768-1850 (London: Oxford University Press, 1960) http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/19552637

- 2nd edition: European vision and the South Pacific (Sydney: Harper and Row, 1985), 118: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/18358344

Michael V. Pisani, Music for the melodramatic theatre in nineteenth-century London and New York (University of Iowa Press, 2014), 26, 29 http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/208504834 





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