Bacchus (Massenet, Jules)

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Performances

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, 1909. Plate H. & Cie. 23,652.
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Ballet Music

For Piano

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8 more: Introduction • Nocturne • Faunes et Satyres • La Procession des Offrandes • Chasseresses et Bacchantes • Initiation Nos.1-4 • Le Baptême du Vin • Bacchanale

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel Cie., 1909.
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General Information

Work Title Bacchus
Alternative. Title Opéra en quatre actes et sept tableaux
Name Translations Baco; Βάκχος; バッカス
Name Aliases バッキュス
Authorities Wikipedia; BNF: 14813573m
Composer Massenet, Jules
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJM 29
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
First Performance. 1909-05-05 in Paris: Opéra
First Publication. 1908
Librettist Catulle Mendès (1841-1909)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus (sopranos, contraltos, tenors, basses), orchestra (2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 chromatic trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 3 timpani, "timbres", 13 pairs of cymbals (12 small, 1 large), triangle, 12 tambours de basque, large drum, 4 harps, piano, celesta, strings)
External Links Wikipedia article
Complete Full Score @ BNF (©1908) (with some handwritten markings)

Misc. Comments

Many of the percussion and more orchestration (including 2 more harps, an extra piccolo, a piano, a celesta...) are brought in for a section called "Coulisses" that begins at p.68 of the full score published by Heugel in 1908.


Operas by Jules Massenet