Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Debussy, Claude)

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Rgagnaux (2016/7/18)

Performers Fernand Dufrêne, solo flute
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française
Constantin Silvestri, conductor
Publisher Info. Radiodiffusion-télévision française, 1959
Gagnaux Collection
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1959 March 12 (or February 19), live, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris.
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For Piano solo (Borwick)

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rach1974 (2010/7/24)

Performer Pages Christoph Zbinden (Piano)
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QuinnMason (2013/4/24)

Performers Garritan Personal Orchestra
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2138 (2016/2/11)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1894, dated September.
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Carolus (2010/11/1)

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Schissel (2010/8/16)

Editor First edition (corrected proof)
First edition (corrected copy)
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, n.d.[1895]. Plate E. 1091 F.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
1. 2e épreuve (2nd proof), with pencil corrections in the composer's hand.
2. First edition, with composer's penciled corrections dated 3 July 1895.
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Daphnis (2007/9/29)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1895. Plate E. 1091 F.
Reprinted Three Great Orchestral Works in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1983.
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Misc. Notes Monochrome scans.
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Ottaviano (2009/8/22)

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Generoso (2009/1/6)

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Ottaviano (2009/8/22)

Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1895. Plate E. 1119 F.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1951).
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Misc. Notes These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.
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Libraryviolin (2011/9/8)

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Libraryviolin (2011/9/8)

Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1895. Plate E. 1119 F.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1951).
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Misc. Notes For errata, misprints see discussion.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Mixed Chorus and Orchestra (Saman)

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Samansays (2015/9/26)

Arranger Rob Saman
Publisher. Info. Rob Saman, 2011
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Misc. Notes Wordless chorus (as in the final movement of the Nocturnes)
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For Brass Band (Colmer)

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Geoff colmer (2013/1/5)

Arranger Geoff Colmer
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For 11 Instruments (Sachs)

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Moromarino (2016/1/14)

Arranger Benno Sachs (1894-1920)
Editor Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Publisher. Info. Los Angeles: Belmont Music, 1980.
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Misc. Notes flute, oboe, clarinet, antique cymbals, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, piano, harmonium
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For 2 Pianos (Debussy)

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Carolus (2007/1/04)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1895. Plate E. 1094 F.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 1992.
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For Piano 4 hands (Ravel)

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Morel (2008/9/22)

Arranger Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1910. Plate E. 3075 F.
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For Piano solo (Borwick)

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Daphnis (2007/6/13)

Arranger Leonard Borwick (1868–1925)
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1912. Plate E. 1426 F.
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For Piano solo (Kun)

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Mcroskell (2007/7/18)

Arranger Ladislas Kun (died ca.1937)
Publisher. Info. New York: Edward B. Marks, 1930. Plate 9669
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Misc. Notes This file is from the MIT archive project.
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Sketches and Drafts

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Alan850627 (2015/1/24)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1891-94) (Original Particelle)
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Misc. Notes Particelle of the complete work held in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, on six pages of 28-stave pre-lined music paper. The music is written in black ink with additional entries in red ink. It is assumed that this is the manuscript Debussy referred to when writing out the autograph score. This manuscript was given to Gabrielle Dupont in 1899 by the composer, then passing from Dupont to the pianist Alfred Cortot.
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General Information

Work Title Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Alternative. Title
Composer Debussy, Claude
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CD 87 ; L.86
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891-94
First Performance. 1894-12-22 in Paris, Salle d'Harcourt.
Société nationale de musique orchestra, Gustave Doret (conductor)
First Publication. 1895 - Paris: E. Fromont. Plate E. 1091 F., 31 pages
Dedication Raymond Bonheur
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 harps, 2 crotales, strings
External Links Centre de documentation Claude Debussy
Wikipedia article
NSO Program Notes by Peter Laki
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune - scores at Sheet Music Plus