7 Hai-Kaïs (Delage, Maurice)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Jobert, 1924.
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General Information

Work Title 7 Hai-Kaïs
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Sept Haï-Kaïs; Sept haïs-kaïs; Sept haï-kaïs; 7つのハイカイ
Name Aliases Seven Haikais; 7つの俳諧
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 184490176; BNF: 13999806f
Composer Delage, Maurice
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMD 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
  1. Préface du Kokinshū
  2. "Les herbes de l'oubli ..."
  3. "Le coq ..."
  4. "La petite tortue ..."
  5. "La lune d'automne ..."
  6. "Alors ..."
  7. "L'été ..."
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1924
First Performance. 1925/2/16
  • Jane Bathori, at SMI, conducted by Darius Milhaud
First Publication. 1924
Librettist Various , translated mostly by the composer:
  1. Ki no Tsurayaki
  2. Sosei
  3. Georges Sabiron
  4. Hiroku Katayama
  5. Akiko Yosano
  6. Uejima Onitsura, translated by Paul-Louis Chouchoud (1879–1959)
  7. Unknown
Language French (translations of Japanese Tanka and Haïku for the most part)
Dedication see below
  1. Mrs. Louis Laloy
  2. Andrée Vaurabourg (later Honegger)
  3. Jane Bathori
  4. Mrs. Fernand Dreyfus
  5. Suzanne Roland-Manuel
  6. Denise Jobert (daughter of the publisher)
  7. Georgette Garban
Average DurationAvg. Duration 6 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information No.5 - viola scordatura: B G d a
Nos.6 and 7- cello scordatura: B G d a