L'Impératrice aux rochers, H.60 (Honegger, Arthur)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Acte II, Prélude: La Neige sur Rome

For Piano solo (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Maurice Senart, 1926. Plate E.M.S. 7478.
Reprinted Piano-Album
Paris: Salabert, n.d.(ca.1990).
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General Information

Work Title La Neige sur Rome from L'Impératrice aux Rochers (Un miracle de Notre Dame)
Alternative. Title Incidental music to the drama in 5 acts and a prologue
Composer Honegger, Arthur
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H 60
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAH 18
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Prologue + 5 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1925 (August-November)
First Performance. 1927 February 17, Paris, l'Opéra
First Publication. 1926
Librettist Saint-Georges de Bouhélier (1876-1947)
Language French
Dedication Ida Rubinstein
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Soprano, solo chorus, Orchestra (Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, timpani, percussion, celesta, harp, strings)
External Links The Music of Arthur Honegger (Spratt)

Misc. Comments

If this is just about the suite, then yes, orchestra. But since this is about the -incidental- music in full, this is for, if I'm reading the book right, soprano, chorus, and orchestra.

The Cortège was later rearranged for 2 pianos and incorporated into his partita of 1940 as its 4th movement, according to Spratt.