La dormeuse (Lenepveu, Charles-Ferdinand)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Orchestra

 Complete Score
#261349 - 7.84MB, 18 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 89x

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Schalltrichter (2012/12/8)

PMLP423779-Lepneveu vl orch.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: Lemoine, n.d.[1890]. Plate 9681 HL.


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General Information

Work Title La dormeuse
Alternative Title Song.
Composer Lenepveu, Charles-Ferdinand
Key E major
Movements/Sections 1
First Publication 1873 (original voice/piano version) – Paris: Hiélard
Librettist Édouard Guinand (1838–1909)
Language French
Dedication À Madame E. Oudinot
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Original: voice, piano
External Links OCLC

Bibliographie de la France (Google link)

Misc. Comments

History of "Dormeuse" by Lenepveu is actually a little more complicated than this.

In 1873 (going by Bibliographie de la Fr) was published a song, La Dormeuse, by Lenepveu, words by Guinand, almost definitely (consider the subtitle of this piece) the source of this piece (that is, this piece is almost definitely an orchestration- by the composer, I'm guessing, for violin/orch- of that song) that acquired some fame. Transcriptions for violin/pf and cello/pf followed by 1881 (or earlier). This version, by 1890 (or earlier.) At least one instrumental performance of an arrangement was noted and acclaimed in Le Ménéstrel (and that's on a brief search- I'm sure I could find more in Google Books than I've found, just quick checking...). (Actually, I don't see that the original was called a Romance, just a song- will check)

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