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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Publisher. Info. Paris: J. Claye, 1875.
Misc. Notes This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from BNF using a method explained on this page. Converted to monochrome, cropped, de-skewed and optimized.
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General Information

Work Title L'adorable Bel'-Boul'
Alternative. Title Opérette en un acte
Name Translations L'Adorable Bel-Boul
Authorities WorldCat; VIAF: 315951139; BNF: 16966492t
Composer Massenet, Jules
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. DO 1
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 3
First Performance. 1873/04/17
Paris: Cercle de L'Union artistique
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 Unpublished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)
Related Works The overture to L'adorable Bel'-Boul' served as the basis for the second and fourth movements of Scènes pittoresques.
Extra Information Grove claims this piece was destroyed, yet it clearly was not.

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