Toinon et Toinette, RH 406 (Gossec, François Joseph)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by F-Pn
Fynnjamin (2014/10/21)

Publisher. Info. Paris: M. de la Chevardiere, n.d. (1768)
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General Information

Work Title Toinon et Toinette
Alternative. Title Comédie en deux actes
Composer Gossec, François Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RH 406
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1766-1767
First Performance. 1767 June 20 (or earlier) in Paris, Comédie-Italienne
First Publication. 1768
Librettist Possibly Jean-Auguste Desboulmiers
Language French
Dedication Madame La Ruette
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
2 oboes (or flutes?), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings
Mss Sources Abschrift score & parts (F-Lm, M 4223)

Misc. Comments

Abschrift also has parts for flutes, though these do not seem to be in score which seems (? may not have looked carefully enough?...) to call only for oboes. Unless the upper two staffs of the final chorus are flute and oboe lines?