2 Poèmes chinois, Op.47 (Roussel, Albert)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1934. Plate D. & F. 12,355.
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General Information

Work Title 2 Poèmes chinois
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Deux poèmes chinois opus 47; Deux poèmes chinois (op. 47); Deux poèmes chinois
Name Aliases Deux poemes chinois opus 47; Deux poèmes chinois, op. 47
Authorities WorldCat; VIAF: 176856638; GND: 1066974829; BNF: 13918134v
Composer Roussel, Albert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.47 ; L.60
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAR 47
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 songs
  1. Favorite abandonée
  2. Vois, de belles filles
Text Incipit see below
  1. Sous la lune le palais résonne
  2. Vois! de belles filles
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1932
First Performance. 1934-05-04 in Paris: Le Triton
Mme. Bourdette-Vial, Yvonne Gouverné
First Publication. 1934
Librettist Henri-Pierre Roché (1879-1959) after the English translation by Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935)
  1. Li-I (Yi Li, 748–827)
  2. Huang-Fu-Ian (Ran Huangfu, 714–767)
Language French
Dedication see below
  1. Madame Bourdette-Vial
  2. Madame Vera Janacópulos (1892–1955)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice and Piano
External Links Wikipedia (Dutch)
Wikipedia (French)