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|Librettist||Pierre Loti (pseudonym of Julien Viaud (1850-1923))|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||2 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B♭ and A, 2 bassoons,|
4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 3 trombones,
timpani, percussion (cymbals, bass drum, triangle, snare drum, tambour basque, tambourine)
2 harps, strings. Sarrusophone "non obligé".
Best known are the 2 suites (extracted in 1910). The work itself is incidental music to a play, based in turn on a 1897 novel.