Le Couvert Sur L'eau (Casella, Alfredo)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1919. Plate 118810.
Misc. Notes This is the Fragments symphoniques, a suite extracted from the full ballet.
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General Information

Work Title Le Couvert Sur L'eau
Alternative. Title Il convento veneziano
Composer Casella, Alfredo
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAC 9
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Marche de fête
  2. Ronde d'enfants
  3. Barcarolle; Sarabande
  4. Pas de vielles dames
  5. Nocturne; Danse
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1913
First Publication. 1919
Dedication Pierre Monteux
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice: soprano
Orchestra: 4 flutes (4th also piccolo), 3 oboes, English horn
piccolo clarinet (D/E), 2 clarinets (B/A), bass clarinet (B/A), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, tambourine, military drum, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam
xylophone, glockenspiel, celesta, mandolin, 2 harps, strings

Misc. Comments

  • "Comédie choreographique sur un argument de J.L. Vaudover."
  • The soprano part in the suite is wordless, but the full ballet may contain other parts that are in a language, so a language tag may have to be added to this page if that is the case.