Le grillon du foyer (Massenet, Jules)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript in unknown copyist's hand.
Paris: Heugel(?), n.d.(ca.1905).
Misc. Notes This score, under the original title Le grillon, was likely prepared by Massenet's publisher Heugel for licensed performances following the premiere and not sold to the public.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Joanin, 1905.
Reprinted Paris, n.d.(ca.1918).
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Work Title Le grillon du foyer
Alternative. Title Le grillon. Comédie en trois actes, d'après le conte de Charles Dickens
Composer Massenet, Jules
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 277
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
First Performance. 1904/10/01
Paris: Théâtre de l'Odéon
First Publication. 1923 (vocal score)
Librettist Ludovic de Francmesnil (1852-1930), after Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), oboe, string quartet, celesta, harmonium
Extra Information Originally entitled simply Le grillon. The full title appears to have been adopted for a revival at the Odéon in 1918.