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Edmond Fleg (Edmond Flegenheimer) (1874–1963), French text
Waldo David Frank (1889–1967), English text.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1921. Plate 29300.
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|Year/Date of Composition
||1914 Completed April 16 in Satigny, Geneva Canton, Switzerland.
||1921 by G. Schirmer
||Romain Rolland (1886–1944)
||Early 20th century
||Baritone solo + 4 Flutes (3 and 4 take Piccolos), 3 oboes, English horns, 3 clarinets in B♭ (3 takes clarinet in E♭), bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, tuba, timpani, percussion, 2 harps and strings. Percussion: kettledrums, bass drum, triangle, cymbals, snare-drum, gong, celesta ; or baritone and piano
1914 from Reis' American Composers (1932). Schirmer agrees. So does ernestbloch.org.
There is also a version for chamber orchestra (which from the looks of the scrunched in score on the page, for instance- this is not.) and one for voice and piano is also mentioned as authentic at ernestbloch.org (so is included among tags- Schissel). apparently alto rather than baritone may be used, so that also is being included among alternatives. (Comment on piece: not so unusual for 1914, but final chord arpeggiated in last measures and then held, is not a triad, but a stacked fifth chord D-A-E with E in violas, oboes etc. Still, interesting, I think...-Schissel)