Ève Mystère en 3 Parties de Louis Gallet... Pr: 10f. net. [Piano-vocal score]. Jules MASSENET.
Ève Mystère en 3 Parties de Louis Gallet... Pr: 10f. net. [Piano-vocal score].
Ève Mystère en 3 Parties de Louis Gallet... Pr: 10f. net. [Piano-vocal score].

Ève Mystère en 3 Parties de Louis Gallet... Pr: 10f. net. [Piano-vocal score].

Paris: G. Hartmann [PN G.H. 777.], [ca. 1879]. Large octavo. Quarter contemporary dark brown morocco with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1-80, 81/1-81/5, 82-111 pp.

With titling in purple within green borders with floral motif. Publisher's handstamp to blank lower outer corner. Performance annotations in blue and grey pencil.

Binding worn and warped; hinges partially split. Some internal wear; stained at lower margins; occasional small tears.

Second edition, first issue.

Ève, the second of Massenet's four oratorios, was first performed at the Cirque d'Eté in Paris on March 18, 1875.

"The oratorios Marie-Magdeleine (1873) and Ève (1875) laid the foundations of a crucial preoccupation with themes blending the erotic with the religious which found expression in many of [Massenet's] operas." Richard Smith in Grove Music Online. Item #25637

Price: $120.00  other currencies

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