Le Roi des étoiles (Stravinsky, Igor)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1913]. Plate 36729.
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Misc. Notes Both the cover and the title page are absent. #460498 is a cleaned, cropped, and deskewed version of #403328.
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Editor First edition (reprint)
Language Russian / French
Translator Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi (1877-1944), French text
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.(1913). Plate 36732.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 2005.
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Work Title Le Roi des étoiles
Alternative. Title The King of the Stars ; Звездоликий
Composer Stravinsky, Igor
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIS 29
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1911-12
First Performance. 1939-04-19 - Brussels: F. André
First Publication. 1913
Librettist Konstantin Balmont (1867-1942)
Language Russian
Dedication Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation male chorus, orchestra
Male Chorus (TTTBBB)
Orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo 2), 4 oboes (4th also English horn)
E clarinet, 3 clarinets (B, A), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
8 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, tam-tam, celesta, 2 harps, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Texts and Translations
Extra Information The work is very rarely performed because it requires a great number of forces and the work is only 54 measures long.