Déjanire, incidental music (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

See also Déjanire, opera (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

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OscarJaume (2009/12/27)

Publisher. Info. Album Musica (periodical)
Paris: Pierre Lafitte & Cie., 1912
Misc. Notes Instrumentation : bell in C, 2 harps, string orchestra
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Daphnis (2009/8/10)

Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1898. Plate A. D. & F. 5522.
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General Information

Work Title Déjanire
Alternative. Title
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 61
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
First Performance. 1898 August 28, Béziers
First Publication. 1898
Librettist Louis Gallet (1835-1898)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Fairy Chorus (ST), Chorus (SATB), Orchestra

Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed 1898 as incidental music to Gallet's play
  • Revised 1911 as a 'drame lyrique' (opera)
  • Prologue likely proceeded the first performance on 28 August 1898 to celebrate the "Fêtes de Beziers".

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