L'Ordre de Bon-Temps (The Order of Good Cheer). Ballad Opera based on French Canadian Folk Songs.

Oakville. The Frederick Harris Co. (1928). Soft cover. 26cm, 36p., piano & vocal score, original printed wraps bound in library stiff dark blue fabrikoid, gilt title on front, front hinge taped, rear hinge partially cracked, some annotating in pencil, very good. Text in French & English. (Qc). - The piano score and libretto for an opera based on the society of good cheer founded by Champlain at Port Royal in 1606. The character parts are Lescarbot, Biencourt, and Champlain. Based on Canadian folk-songs, some of the music was collected by Marius Barbeau. Item #40180

Price: $45.00