Lot 718: Massenet, Jules



2015-09-16 14:11:16

Lot 718: Massenet Jules: (1842-1912) French Composer. A Good Original Autograph Musical Manuscript, Unsigned, One Page, Large Folio (Manuscript Paper), N.P., N.D. The Manuscript Is Entitled 'Scene Of Amahelli, (3Rd Act Of Bacchus)' By Massenet At The Head Of The Page And In Bold Dark Fountain Pen Ink The Composer Has Penned Three Bars Of Music Each For Seventeen Orchestral Instruments As Well As For The Singing Role Of Amahelli, Adding The Words 'Hors D'Ici!..Tous!..Tous!..Tous!...' In His Hand. Some Light Age Wear To The Edges And Some Minor Age Toning To The Folds, Only Very Slightly Affecting The Music, Which Remains Perfectly Legible. Vg. Massenet Composed His Opera Bacchus In His Later Years (1909), Queen Amahelli Being The Mezzo-Soprano'S Role. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £400-500
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