Biblis (Massenet, Jules)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1887]. Plate G.H. & Cie. 1754.
Reprinted Huntsville, TX: Recital Publications, 1997. Ed. No. 634.
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General Information

Work Title Biblis
Alternative. Title
Composer Massenet, Jules
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. ca.1886
First Publication. 1887
Librettist Georges Boyer (1850-1931)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Mezzo-soprano solo, Tenor solo, Baritone solo, SATB Chorus, Orchestra


Misc. Comments

Despite the distinction in Grove, Biblis is not a sacred work but rather a secular cantata based on the story of Greek mythological figure Byblis.