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Saint-SaŽns: Proserpine (cpte opera); Soloists/Schirmer/FlemR C/MunR O [Edic Sing (CD-Bk)]
RECOMMENDED BEST FIND (2 CDs-Book)
Camille Saint-SaŽns (1835-1921) first collaborated with French librettist Louis Gallet (1835-1898) on the delightful, one-act comic opera La princesse jaune (The Yellow Princess, 1872; see 31 July 2012). Then they combined forces for …tienne Marcel (1879; not currently available), and Proserpine (1886-7), which is on this new Ediciones Singulares release, and the only recording of it currently available on disc.
Gallet's libretto is a reworking of French writer Auguste Vacquerie's (1819-1895) eponymous play of 1838. The resultant four-act lyric drama has a story line, which the... Continue
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