Ludions (Satie, Erik)

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Sheet Music


 Complete Score (CA)
#16888 - 0.32MB, 10 pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- V/22/18

PDF scanned by Unknown
Daphnis (2008/5/11)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Rouart, Lerolle & Cie., 1926. Plate R.L. 11578 & Cie.


Satie: Mélodies et chansons
Paris: Salabert, 1988. Plate E.A.S. 18683.


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]


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General Information

Work Title Ludions
Alternative Title
Composer Satie, Erik
Key See section listing
Movements/Sections 5 Movements:
  1. Air du rat (Rat's tune) (G major)
  2. Spleen (C minor)
  3. La grenouille américaine (The American Frog) (A major)
  4. Air du poète (Poet's Tune) (F minor)
  5. Chanson du chat (Cat's Song) (F major)
Year/Date of Composition 1923
First Publication 1926
Librettist Léon-Paul Fargue (1876-1947)
Language French
Average Duration 4-5 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, piano
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