Paris: Choudens [PN A. C. 13871], [ca. 1909].
Large octavo. Original publisher's dark ivory printed wrappers laid down to modern orange wrappers. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto notes on first performance and named cast list, verso blank), 1f. (recto contents, verso blank), 265, [xii] (154A-154L), [i] (blank) pp. Some leaves unopened
Named cast includes Geyre, Auber, Cotreuil, Claessens, Sabran, Mallet, Garassu, Van-Laer, Échenne, Rambaud, Gerval, Rollan, Del'Homme, Talberg, and Oldy.
Wrappers lightly worn and soiled. Minor staining; final signature mostly detached.
First performed in Lyon at the Grand-Théâtre on February 26, 1909,15 under Flon et Landouzy.
A French organist and composer, Fourdrain was a student of Guilmant, Widor, and Massenet. He is chiefly known for his operas, many of which were written in collaboration with librettists and poets Arthur Bernède and Paul de Choudens.
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