Paris: Enoch & Cie. [PN E. & C. 6013], 1906. Quarto. Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers printed in red and black. 1f. (recto half title printed in brown, verso blank), 1f. (decorative title printed in brown and dark green), 1f. (recto dedication to Fauré, verso blank), [i] (notes on first performance and named cast list), [ii] (contents), [i] (copyright statement), 152 pp. Text in French and German.
Named cast includes Vallandri, Dalpokijhvid Devriès, Vieulle, Fernet, Bernard, d'Oligé, and Simart.
Wrappers slightly worn and soiled; spine reinforced with brown tape with titling in manuscript; lower lacking. Occasional minor foxing.
First performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique on May 8, 1906, under Carré.
Février, a student of Massenet, Fauré, and Messager, was best-known as an opera composer. "Many of the operas (e.g. Le roi aveugle, 1906; L’île désenchantée, 1925) are set in remote, other-worldly locations, and the redemption of mankind through love is a constant theme..." John Wagstaff and Richard Langham Smith in Grove Music Online. Item #28677
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