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The French Opera

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Manon
Opera in five acts Music by Massenet
Libretto by HENRI MEILHAC and PHILIPPE GILLE
(sung in French: records)
Set in 18th-century France, Massenet's version of Provost's celebrated short story describes the passion of the hero, and the unhappy fate of the heroine, with music that is both full of romance and of sentiment.
AMBROSIAN OPERA CHORUS .
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by JULIUS RUDEL Acts 1 and 2 3.25* Desmond Shawe-Taylor talks about Manon and its interpreters,
3.40* The French Opera: Manon, Act 3

Contributors

Unknown: Henri Meilhac
Unknown: Philippe Gille
Conducted By: Julius Rudel

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