3 Poèmes du ‘Livre de la Jungle’, Op.18 (Koechlin, Charles)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Troisième receuil de mélodies
Paris: Rouart, Lerolle & Cie., n.d.(ca.1910).
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General Information

Work Title 3 poèmes du ‘Livre de la Jungle'
Alternative. Title
Composer Koechlin, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICK 46
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs:
  1. Berceuse phoque
  2. Chanson de nuit (Dans le jungle)
  3. Chant de Kala Nag
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899-1901, orch. 1903–04
First Performance. 1908-03-11 in Paris, Th. des Arts (No.1)
Jane Hatto, Koechlin

1917-11-26 in Paris, Th. du Vieux-Colombier (complete)

Mme Albane Filliat, MM. Émile Engel, Gouget Laisné, chorus, Koechlin (conductor)
First Publication. 1905 - Paris: Philippo
Librettist Louis Fabulet (1862-1933)
Robert d' Humières (1868-1915)
after Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SAT), piano
Extra Information "The Songs of Charles Koechlin" from The Musical Quarterly, Vol.7 (1921)

Misc. Comments

This piece is a member of a larger symphonic cycle remembered as Koechlin's masterpiece entitled The Jungle Book.

The Jungle Book

  1. Trois Poèmes, Op.18
  2. La course de printemps, Op.95
  3. La méditation de Purun Baghat, Op.159
  4. La loi de la jungle, Op.175
  5. Les Bandar-log, Op.176