Paris: Au Ménestrel, Heugel & Cie. [H. & Cie. 18421], [ca. 1891]. Large octavo. Quarter dark brown morocco with mid-brown cloth boards, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (recto illustrated title, verso blank), 1f. (recto notes on first performance and named cast list, verso decoration), [iii] (contents), [i] (decoration), 366 pp.
Named cast includes Guiraudon, Deschamps-Jehin, Émelen, Bréjean-Gravière, Tiphaine, Marié de Lisle, Fugère, Dubosc, Gourdon, Troy, Huberdeau, Delorn, Oswald, Vilma, de Craponne, Stéphane, et Fouquié.
Binding worn,and rubbed; tail of spine chipped, with call number; library pocket laid down to rear pastedown. Library perforation stamp to lower margin of title; date stamps to upper margins of second and third leaves; inner margin of fourth leaf torn at gutter; small rectangular publisher's handstamp to lower margin of final page of music.
First published by Hartmann in 1885, the plates were acquired by Heugel in 1891.
Cendrillon, to a libretto by Cain after the fairy tale by Perrault, was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique (Favart) on May 24, 1899, under the direction of Albert Carré. Item #29926
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