Lutèce (Holmès, Augusta Mary Anne)


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens, n.d.(1880). Plate A.C. 4878.
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General Information

Work Title Lutèce
Alternative. Title Symphonie dramatique
Composer Holmès, Augusta Mary Anne
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts
  1. Le départ
  2. Le champ de bataille
  3. Après la défaite
First Performance. 1884-11-30 — Angers, France
First Publication. 1879? – Paris: Choudens
Librettist the composer
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: mezzo-soprano, tenor, 2 baritones + mixed chorus (SATB)
Extra Information Holmès was awarded third prize for Lutèce (behind Théodore Dubois and Benjamin Godard) in a competition instituted by the city of Paris in 1879.

Misc. Comments

Parts published 1884 "sans nom d'éditeur" (no chorus or soloists mentioned in description...) according to Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 73e année, Nº 23, 7 Juin 1884, p.362, r.2239.