|Genre Categories||; ; ;|
|Alternative. Title||Mystère en trois parties|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1874|
|First Performance.||18 March 1875|
|Librettist||Louis Gallet (1835-1898)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Vocal Soloists, Chorus, Orchestra|
The piece inspired this quote from Charles Gounod -- "This triumph of a chosen one must be a feast for the church. You are the chosen one, my dear friend. The heavens have marked you with the sign of the children of God. I feel this in everything your beautiful work stirred in my heart."