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Esclarmonde. Opera (opéra romanesque) in 4 acts and prol. by Massenet to lib. by Alfred Blau and Louis de Gramont based on medieval romance Partenopoeus de Bloix (before 1188). Comp. 1888 for Amer. sop. Sibyl Sanderson, who first sang title-role. Prod. Paris 1889; New Orleans 1893, NY Met 1976; CG 1983.