Jean-Baptiste Lully: MS copy of his opera 'Alceste, tragédie mise en musique', opera in 5 acts, with prologue; words by Philippe Quinault; composed c.1674
Scope and Contents
Printed title page, Foucault, , engraved portrait of Lully by Bonnart. Publisher's list of ballets and opera by Lully and others, many available handwritten. MS copy of 'Alceste', heavily annotated by Geneviève Thibault, Comtesse de Chambure, some notes attached as flaps.
- 1710 (Circa)
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1 volume(s) (1 volume)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased at Chambure sale, Paris, 26 May 1993, lot 277
Contemporary calf, front board detached.
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