La Loi de la Jungle, Op.175 (Koechlin, Charles)


Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1986. Plate M. E. 8469.
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General Information

Work Title La Loi de la Jungle
Alternative. Title
Composer Koechlin, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.175
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1939-07-(27−28)
1940-01-(01−02) (orchestration)
First Performance. 1946-12-13 by Brussels Radio Symphony Orchestra
Franz André (conductor)
First Publication. 1986 (Eschig)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, E clarinet, 2 clarinets (A),
bass clarinet, 2 saxophones (soprano, tenor), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), bugle, 4 trumpets (C), 4 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings

Misc. Comments

This piece is a member of a larger symphonic cycle remembered as Koechlin's masterpiece entitled The Jungle Book.

The Jungle Book

  1. Trois Poèmes, Op.18
  2. La course de printemps, Op.95
  3. La méditation de Purun Bhagat, Op.159
  4. La loi de la jungle, Op.175
  5. Les Bandar-log, Op.176