Manon (Massenet, Jules)

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Carolus (2018/4/22)

Performers Tito Schipa (tenor), Orchestra
Publisher Info. Camden: RCA Victor, 1926. 1183-B.
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Sheet Music

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5 more: Prelude & Act I • Act II • Act III • Act IV • Act V

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Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1884]. Plate H.1446 and 1457.
Reprinted Paris: Heugel & Cie., n.d.[1895].
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Vocal Scores

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7 more: Complete Score (color) • Title Page, Contents, Prelude and Act I • Act II • Act III, Scene 1 • Act III, Scene 2 • Act IV • Act V, plus Appendix

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Massenetique (2007/3/23)

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Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1884]. Plate G.H. 1356.
Reprinted Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1891]. Plate H. et Cie. 7067.
Revised editionHeugel, 1895.
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Misc. Notes Appendix includes variant for elimination of ballet and the Fabliau to replace the Act III Gavotte. Hartmann date: Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 73e année, Nº 6, 9 Février 1884, p.95, r.603.
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Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1885]. Plate G.H. 1528.
Reprinted Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1891]. Plate H. et Cie. 7012.
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Language German
Translator Ferdinand Gumbert (1818-1896), German text
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate A. 2700-01 and 2732 F.
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Language Russian / French
Translator M. Mikhailov, Russian text
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Jurgenson?, n.d.(before 1918).
Reprinted Moscow: Muzgiz, 1928. Plate 8447.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1885]. Plate G.H. 1424.
Reprinted Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1891].
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Misc. Notes "Partition Chant seul" (solo voices, chorus only).
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Gavotte (Act III)

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Massenetique (2015/9/14)

Language French / Italian
Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.(ca.1886). Plate G.H.1691(2).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands (Alder)

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Arranger Ernest Alder (1853-1904)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1894]. Plate H. & Cie. 9720.
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Gavotte

For Violin and Piano (Heldburg)

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Arranger R. Heldburg
Publisher. Info. Der Kleine Violinist. Vol.6 (No.31)
Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1913. Plate A. 6920 F.
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Librettos

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Language Italian
Translator Angelo Zanardini (1820-1893)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Edoardo Sonzogno, 1898.
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Translator Angelo Zanardini (1820-1893)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Casa Musicale Sonzogno, 1940.
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General Information

Work Title Manon
Alternative. Title Opéra-comique en cinq actes et six tableaux
Name Translations 마농; Манон; Մանոն; マノン; Μανόν; 瑪儂; 玛侬; מאנון
Name Aliases Manon Lescaut
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 185493912; LCCN: n81032856; GND: 300100035; SUDOC: 070445168; BNF: 13916039t
Composer Massenet, Jules
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 121
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 acts, 6 scenes
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1883
First Performance. 1884-01-19 in Paris: Opéra-Comique
First Publication. 1884 - Paris: Georges Hartmann
  • Vocal score – Plate G.H. 1356, 391 pages
  • Full score – Plates G.H. 1446, 1457, 422 pages
Librettist Henri Meilhac (1831-1897)
Philippe Gille (1831-1901)
Language French
Dedication A Madame Carvalho
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Manon Lescaut (soprano)
Le Chevalier des Grieux (tenor)
Lescaut (baritone)
Le Comte des Grieux (bass)
Guillot Morfontaine (tenor)
Monsieur de Brétigny (baritone)
Poussette (soprano)
Javotte (mezzo-soprano)
Rosette (mezzo-soprano)
Innkeeper (bass)
A Porter (tenor)
A Sergeant (baritone)
Mixed Chorus
Guardsmen, Townsfolk, Travellers, Hawkers, Congregation, Gamblers, Soldiers
Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, percussion, harp, organ, strings
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Operas by Jules Massenet