Biblis (Massenet, Jules)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.[1892?].
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Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1887]. Plate G.H. & Cie. 1754.
Reprinted Huntsville, TX: Recital Publications, 1997. Ed. No. 634.
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Work Title Biblis
Alternative. Title
Composer Massenet, Jules
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 32
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886 ca.
First Publication. 1887
Librettist Georges Boyer (1850-1931)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra

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Despite the distinction in Grove, Biblis is not a sacred work but rather a secular cantata based on the story of Greek mythological figure Byblis.