L'adorable Bel'-Boul' (Massenet, Jules)

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Publisher. Info. Autograph manuscript, 1873. Revised and compiled by the composer, March 1887.
Misc. Notes The overture is included in the rear of this scan, scored for piano four hands. The composer has pasted in segments from the Hartmann edition of Scènes pittoresques (plate G.H. 731), which was derived from the overture.
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General Information

Work Title L'adorable Bel'-Boul'
Alternative. Title Opérette en un acte
Composer Massenet, Jules
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 3
First Performance. 1873-04-17, Paris: Cercle des Mirlitons
First Publication. Unpublished
Librettist Louis Gallet (1835-1898)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, clarinet, trombone, piano (Overture - 4 hands)
Extra Information The overture to L'adorable Bel'-Boul' served as the basis for the second and fourth movements of Scènes pittoresques.
Grove claims this piece was destroyed, yet it clearly was not.

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Operas by Jules Massenet