La jeunesse d'Hercule, Op.50 (Saint-Saëns, Camille)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schœnewerk & Cie., n.d.[1877]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2329.
Misc. Notes Scanned at 600 dpi . Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 68e année, Nº 50, 15 Décembre 1877, p.701, r.4141.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Guiraud)

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Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837–1892)
Publisher. Info. Quatre poëmes symphoniques pour Piano à quatre mains
Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1883]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 3163.
Reissue - n.d.(1886-1891). Plate D.S. 3163.
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For Piano solo (Staub)

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Arranger Victor Staub (1872–1953)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1910. Plate D. & F. 7737.
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General Information

Work Title La jeunesse d'Hercule
Alternative. Title The Youth of Hercules
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 112
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877 January 6 (completed)
First Performance. 1877 January 28, Concert du Châtelet conducted by Colonne
First Publication. 1877
Dedication Henri Duparc (1848–1933)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15-20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns ('Si haut'), 2 horns (chrom.), small bugle, 2 cornets, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, triangle, tambourine, cymbals, bass drum, harp, and strings)
Discography MusicBrainz
All Music Guide
External Links Bruzane Media Database
Karl Hinterbichler, University of New Mexico, 2007

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Bruzane has 28 January for premiere date; Rees' 2012 biography has 13 January. Ratner agrees with the later date, however.

(Ratner, Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921: The instrumental works, pp.297–98. Confirms that full score plate no. is 2329, pub. date 1877.)