L'adieu à la vie, Op.26 (Casella, Alfredo)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1921. Plate J. & W.C. 3802.
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General Information

Work Title L'adieu à la vie
Alternative. Title Quatre lyriques funèbres
Composer Casella, Alfredo
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.26
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs
  1. O toi, suprême accomplissement de la vie
  2. Mort, ta servante, est à ma porte
  3. A cette heure du départ
  4. Dans une salutation suprême
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1915
Librettist André Gide (1869-1951), after the Gitanjali of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Language French
Dedication à Madame Claire Croiza
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, Piano