Jack-in-the-Box (Satie, Erik)

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Sheet Music

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Daphnis (2007/9/13)

Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1929. Plate U.E. 9914.
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General Information

Work Title Jack-in-the-Box
Alternative. Title Pantomime Ballet for Piano
Name Translations Jack in the Box; Jack in The box; びっくり箱; Jack in the Box (Satie)
Name Aliases Jack-in-The-box
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 178833976; LCCN: no97076157; GND: 300135041; BNF: 13918647k
Composer Satie, Erik
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IES 29
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  • Prélude
  • Entr'acte
  • Final
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899
First Publication. 1929
Average DurationAvg. Duration 6-7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Piano
External Links Wikipedia article
Classical Archives article
All Music Guide

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  • 3 dances composed for piano by Satie, 1899; orchestrated posthumously as a ballet by Darius Milhaud.