Chant du départ (Méhul, Etienne Nicolas)



Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Piano (unknown)

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Schalltrichter (2014/8/26)

Publisher. Info. Echos de France, Vol.3 (No.26)
Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1908. Plate D. & F. 7004
Misc. Notes only 3 of the 7 verses are printed here
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General Information

Work Title Chant du départ
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Le Chant du départ
Composer Méhul, Etienne Nicolas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 4
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1794
Librettist Marie-Joseph Chénier (1764-1811)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation mixed chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article

Navigation etc.

  • The "second Marseillaise", a famous song of the French Revolution
  • According to Wikipedia:Chant du départ, this "was first performed by the orchestra and choirs of the Music academy on 14 July 1794." Therefore, it is tagged for choir and orchestra as the original instrumentation