La rosière républicaine (Grétry, André Ernest Modeste)


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J. Wylin (2014/6/26)

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General Information

Work Title La rosière républicaine, ou La fête de la vertu
Alternative. Title La fête de la raison
Composer Grétry, André Ernest Modeste
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1793-94
First Performance. 1794-09-02 in Paris, Opéra
First Publication. ?
Librettist Sylvain Maréchal (1750-1803)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, orchestra
flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings

Misc. Comments

This is probably the first 'modern' transcription, as close as possible to the original manuscript, without adding any articulations or dynamics that were not in the manuscript.

It was used in another opera: "La Fête de la Raison".