L'heure espagnole (Ravel, Maurice)

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Carolus (2011/8/23)

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Carolus (2011/8/23)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1911. Plate D. & F. 7314, 10,605. (later issue; miniature?)
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 1996. (#10758)
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Carolus (2009/7/7)

Editor First edition
Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1908. Plate D. & F. 7073.
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Aglover (2006/10/09)

Language French / English
Translator Katharine Wolff, English text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1908, 1932. Plate D. & F. 7073.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1908-09. Plate D. & F. 7287.
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Zhengxinhao (2018/5/28)

Language Russian / French
Translator T. Spendiarova, Russian text
Publisher. Info. Unidentified Collection (pp.70-75)
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1964. Plate M. 31068 Đ“.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano Trio (Mouton)

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⇒ 4 more: Flute • Clarinet (ad lib) • Cello • Double Bass (ad lib)

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Arranger Hubert Mouton (1872–1954)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1912. Plate D. & F. 8207.
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Publisher. Info. New York: F. Rullman, 1919.
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General Information

Work Title L'heure espagnole
Alternative. Title Comédie musical en un acte
Composer Ravel, Maurice
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.52
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMR 18
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act, 21 scenes:
Introduction
Scène 1: "Señor Torquemada, horloger de Tolède?"
Scène 2: "Totor!"
Scène 3: "II reste, voilà bien ma change!"
Scène 4: "II état temps, voici Gonzalve!"
Scène 5: "C'est fait, l'horloge est à sa place"
Scène 6: "Maintenant pas de temps à perdre!"
Scène 7: "Salut à belle horlogère!"
Scène 8: "Voilà!..Et maintenant à l'autre!"
Scène 9: "Évidemment, elle me congédie"
Scène 10: "Voilà ce que j'aooelle une femme charmante"
Scène 11: "Monsieur, ah! Monsieur!"
Scène 12: "Enfin, il part!"
Scène 13: "Voilà l'objet!"
Scène 14: "Ah! vous, n'est-ce pas, preste!"
Scène 15: "En dépit de cette inhumaine"
Scène 16: "Voilà ce que j'appelle une femme charmante!"
Scène 17: "Oh! la pitoyable aventure!"
Scène 18: "Voilà!... Et maintenant, Señora"
Scène 19: "Mon cell anxieux interroge"
Scène 20: "ll n'est, pour l'horloger"
Scène 21: "Pardieu, déménageur, vouz venez à propos"
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1907-09
First Performance. 1911-05-19 in Paris, Opéra comique
Cast, Orchestra, François Ruhlmann (conductor)
First Publication. 1908 (vocal score), 1911 (full score)
Copyright Information Ravel's music and the original French text are public domain in the USA, though Katharine Wolff's English translation (published in 1932) is possibly still under copyright..
Librettist Maurice Étienne Legrand (1873-1934), as Franc-Nohain
Language French
Dedication Madame Jean Cruppi
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Torquemada, a clockmaker (tenor)
ConcepciĂłn, Torquemada's wife (mezzo-soprano)
Gonzalve, a student poet (tenor)
Ramiro, a muleteer (baritone)
Don Iñigo Gomez, a banker (bass)
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets,
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, sarrusophone
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, spring (ressort), tambourine, tam-tam,
triangle, castanets, ratchet (crécelle), whip (fouet), sleigh bells (grelots),
tubular bells, glockenspiel, 3 clock pendulums, xylophone, celesta, 2 harps, strings
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External Links Wikipedia article
Maurice-Ravel.net