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Le Roman d'Elvire

drame/play, pub:1860

Comic opera in three acts.


From A Bibliography of Alexandre Dumas père by Frank Wild Reed:
     A comic opera in three acts, in prose, with songs and choruses.
     Dumas' third work of this character (the second was not printed, see pp. 351-52) ; in this case it was produced in collaboration with his old friend and first partner in literary work, de Leuven, as the title-page states.
     The music was by M. Ambroise Thomas.
     First performed at the Opéra Comique Theatre on the 4th of February, 1860.
     Original edition : Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, 1860.
     It is now to be found in Vol. XIV. of the 15 Vol. edition of Calmann-Lévy, and in Vol. XXII. of their series in 25 Vols.

         References :—
     Lecomte: "Alexandre Dumas," page 121.
     Blaze de Bury: "Alexandre Dumas," pp. 272-74.
     Parran: "Bibliographie d'Alex. Dumas," page 36.
     Glinel: "Alex. Dumas et son Œuvre," page 449.


From A Bibliography of Alexandre Dumas père by Frank Wild Reed:
     In this comic opera there are twenty-four songs and choruses. comprising in all 1037 lines.

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