Chansons de Bilitis, Op.39 (Koechlin, Charles)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Maurice Senart, 1923. Plate E.M.S. 6275.
Reprinted Charles Koechlin: Mélodies et chansons
Paris: Editions Salabert, 1994. Catalog EAS 19110X.
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General Information

Work Title Chansons de Bilitis
Alternative. Title
Composer Koechlin, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.39
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICK 6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 pieces:
  1. Hymne à Astarté
  2. Pluie au matin
  3. Chant funèbre
  4. Hymne à la nuit
  5. Épitaphe de Bilitis
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1898-1908
First Performance. Prem. no. 1: 14 March 1899 by Jane Hatto, ?Koechlin, Séance Ségard, Th. de la Bodinière
All 5: 29 January 1918 by Jane Bathori, Andrée Vaurabourg (pf), Th. du Vieux-Colombier
First Publication. 1923
Librettist Pierre Louÿs (1870-1925)
Language French
Dedication various:
  1. à Mademoiselle Jeanne Hatto
  2. à Mademoiselle Germaine Sanderson
  3. à Madame Thérèze Jeanès
  4. à Madame Jane Bathori
  5. à Madame Courbatter
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice and Piano