Paris: Théodore Michaëlis [PN T. M. 214], [ca. 1880]. Large octavo. Blue-green printed wrappers with portrait of Campra within oval frame to upper. 1f. (illustrated title), 3 (introduction), [i] (blank), 1f. (named cast list), 1f. (fine title lithograph by B. Delaroche), 180 pp.
Named cast includes Clément, Desvoyes, Desmatins, Dupeyré, Boutelou, Thévenard, Chopelet, Hardouin, Moreau, du Mesny, and Rochoir.
Disbound. Wrappers worn and detached; spine lacking. Minor foxing.
In a prologue and four entrées to a libretto by Antoine Houdar de Lamotte, L'Europe Galante was first performed in Paris at the Opéra on October 24, 1697.
Campra was "a leading figure in French theatrical and sacred music in the early 18th century." James R. Anthony in Grove Music Online. Item #28499
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