MASSENET Jules (1842-1912)

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MASSENET Jules (1842-1912)
MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autograph, Brumaire (Ouverture pour le drame d'Édouard Noël), 1899; title and 33 pages in-fol. tabbed and bound in a red semi-maroquin volume with corners (spine slightly rubbed). Complete manuscript of this transcribed overture for piano 4 hands. Édouard NOËL (1850-1926) published in 1899 a Brumaire, Scènes historiques de l'an VIII. Written in black ink on 20-line Lard-Esnault paper (Ed. Bellamy successor), the manuscript was used for the engraving. It is marked at the top: "Very lively. Violent", and is dated at the end: "Égreville Samedi 2 sept. 99. 6 h. du matin". There are many scrapings, and a collette of 5 measures on page 27. Page 13 is numbered 12 bis. The title page bears the dedication "to my friend P.E. Chevalier" (nephew and associate of Henri Heugel). PROVENANCE Archives and memories of the Heugel family (26 May 2011, No. 112).
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