Histoire de Babar le petit éléphant, FP 129 (Poulenc, Francis)

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Language French / German
Translator Jean de Brunhoff (1899–1937), German text
Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1949. Plate J.W.C. 9746
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Work Title L’Histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant
Alternative. Title
Composer Poulenc, Francis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FP 129
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1940
First Performance. 1940
First Publication. 1949
Librettist Jean de Brunhoff (1899–1937)
Language French
Dedication Pour mes petits cousins et mes petits amis, en souvenir de Brive
(cousins: Sophie, Sylvie, Benoit, Florence and Delphine Périer; Yvan, Alain, Marie-Christine and Margueritte-Marie Villotte
amis: Marthe Bosredon, André Lecoeur)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation narrator, piano