Le bestiaire, Op.17 (Durey, Louis)

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Work Title Le bestiaire, ou Cortège d'Orphée
Alternative. Title
Composer Durey, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17 (later Op.17a)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 26 songs
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919 (voice and piano); 1958 (voice and chamber ensemble)
First Performance. 1919-6-24 (fragments); 1922-12-22 (complete)
First Publication. 1921 - London: J. & W. Chester. Plate J.W.C. 3854.
Librettist Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918)
Language French
Dedication Jane Bathori
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, piano
Extra Information Later arranged for voice and chamber ensemble, which was designated as Op.17b