Berlin: Schlesinger [PN S. 1997], [ca. 1880].
Folio. 1f. (recto title, verso cast list and incipits), 3-185, [i] (blank) pp. Title and text in German and French. Some leaves unopened.
Occasional lyrics translated into Danish.
Disbound; brown paper tape to spine. Handstamp and minor chips to lower margin of title.
Set to a libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and F. A. Eugène de Planard, L'éclair was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique (Salle de la Bourse) on 16 December 1835.
"L’éclair was the most successful of Halévy’s opéras comiques, following hard on the heels of his most successful grand opera La Juive." Hugh Macdonald in Grove Music Online.
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