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|Composition Year||1899-1901, orch. 1903–4|
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|Work Title||3 poèmes du ‘Livre de la Jungle'|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.18|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1899-1901, orch. 1903–4|
|First Performance.||No. 1: 11 March 1908 by Jane Hatto, Koechlin, Th. des Arts|
All 3: 26 November 1917 by Mme Albane Filliat, MM. Émile Engel, Gouget Laisné, choir cond. Koechlin, Th. du Vieux-Colombier
|Librettist||Louis Fabulet (1862-1933)|
Robert d' Humières (1868-1915)
after Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||SATB soloists, SAT chorus, Piano|
This piece is a member of a larger symphonic cycle remembered as Koechlin's masterpiece entitled The Jungle Book.
The Jungle Book