La Ballade de la Geôle de Reading (Ibert, Jacques)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1924. Plate A. L. 16,617.
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General Information

Work Title La Ballade de la Geôle de Reading
Alternative. Title
Composer Ibert, Jacques
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJI 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections.
  1. Il n’avait plus sa tunique écarlate
  2. Cette nuit là, les corridors vides furents pleins de formes effrayantes
  3. Le vent frais du matin commença à gémir
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921 (or 1920–22?)
First Performance. 1922-10-22
aux Concerts Colonne
First Publication. 1924
Dedication à M. Gabriel Pierné
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23–26 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A),
bass clarinet (A), 2 bassoons, sarrusophone
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, snare drum, tam-tam, xylophone, celesta, 2 harps, strings
External Links Notes to Naxos/Marco Polo Recording
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Inspiré de « La Ballade de la Geôle de Reading » (ca.1898) d'Oscar Wilde.