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Pénélope (‘Penelope’)locked

  • Ronald Crichton

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Poème lyrique in three acts by gabriel Fauré ; to a libretto by René Fauchois; Monte Carlo, Opéra, 4 March 1913.

When Fauré, with some theatrical but no specifically operatic experience, was searching for a libretto, the singer Lucienne Bréval recommended a text by René Fauchois on the subject of Penelope and Ulysses. Fauré started work in ...

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