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Salammbô (ii)

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 five acts by ernest Reyer to a libretto by camille Du locle after Gustave Flaubert’s novel; Brussels, Théâtre de la Monnaie, 10 February 1890.

Flaubert originally had Verdi in mind as the composer of an opera on Salammbô. He himself planned the main lines of the libretto and accepted Reyer’s suggestion that Du Locle, librettist of his Sigurd, should write it. Some work was done in the late 1870s, but with

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