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Libretto: La Bohème

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  • Agree that the Absolutely Free libretto is scarce, but there are at least three other copies out there: one that was photocopied and made available through the excellent FZ fanzine 'Mother People' in the 1980's (identifiable by a verticle crease on every page, which suggests that it was folded to fit inro a DL envelope for mailing); one was scanned and put up on the internet in 2006; and another copy is one that I acquired via ebay in 2007.

    Agree that the Absolutely Free libretto is scarce, but there are at least three other copies out there: one that was photocopied and made available through the excellent FZ fanzine 'Mother People' in the 1980's (identifiable by a verticle crease on every page, which suggests that it was folded to fit inro a DL envelope for mailing); one was scanned and put up on the internet in 2006; and another copy is one that I acquired via ebay in 2007.

  • Agree that the Absolutely Free libretto is scarce, but there are at least three other copies out there: one that was photocopied and made available through the excellent FZ fanzine 'Mother People' in the 1980's (identifiable by a verticle crease on every page, which suggests that it was folded to fit inro a DL envelope for mailing); one was scanned and put up on the internet in 2006; and another copy is one that I acquired via ebay in 2007.

    The opera libretto from its inception (ca. 1600) was written in verse, and this continued well into the 19th century, although genres of musical theatre with spoken dialogue have typically alternated verse in the musical numbers with spoken prose. Since the late 19th century some opera composers have written music to prose or free verse libretti. Much of the of 's opera , for instance, is merely and 's play set to music as written - in prose - with the lyrics of the , , and written in verse.

  • Agree that the Absolutely Free libretto is scarce, but there are at least three other copies out there: one that was photocopied and made available through the excellent FZ fanzine 'Mother People' in the 1980's (identifiable by a verticle crease on every page, which suggests that it was folded to fit inro a DL envelope for mailing); one was scanned and put up on the internet in 2006; and another copy is one that I acquired via ebay in 2007.

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Agree that the Absolutely Free libretto is scarce, but there are at least three other copies out there: one that was photocopied and made available through the excellent FZ fanzine 'Mother People' in the 1980's (identifiable by a verticle crease on every page, which suggests that it was folded to fit inro a DL envelope for mailing); one was scanned and put up on the internet in 2006; and another copy is one that I acquired via ebay in 2007.