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Jolie fille de Perth, La

Hugh Macdonald

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Opéra in four acts by georges Bizet to a libretto by jules-henri vernoy de Saint-georges and jules Adenis after walter Scott’s novel The Fair Maid of Perth; Paris, Théâtre Lyrique, 26 December 1867.

La jolie fille de Perth was commissioned by Carvalho, director of the Théâtre Lyrique, in July 1866, the choice of libretto being fixed by the terms of the contract. The commission confirmed Carvalho’s faith in Bizet following Les pêcheurs de

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