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The Black Crook. 1866
This combination of melodrama and spectacle with dancing girls is often regarded as America's first real Broadway musical. The color lithographic sheet music from the show is some of the most beautiful ever produced.



Thomas Baker. Transformation Polka.
New York: William A. Pond & Co, 1867.
Color lithograph of Mlle. Marie Bonfanti by
Major & Knapp, New York.
Sheet Music Collection


The Black Crook Waltzes. Adapted from the ballet music of the "Black Crook"
performed at Niblo's. Selected and arranged by Joseph Noll.
New York: H. B. Dodurville & Son, 1867.
Color lithograph of Mlle. Marie Bonfanti by Bufford Brothers, New York.
Sheet Music Collection






The Black Crook, a most wonderful history. Now being performed with immense success in all the principal theatres throughout the United States .
Philadelphia, Barclay & Co. [1866]
A prose version of the drama by Charles M. Barras.
Starred Book Collection
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