La création du monde, Op.81a (Milhaud, Darius)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1929*. Plate M.E. 2402.
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For Piano 4 Hands

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1923. Plate M.E. 1153.
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General Information

Work Title La création du monde
Alternative. Title
Composer Milhaud, Darius
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.81a
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IDM 40
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sections:
Ouverture. Modéré Half note.png = 54 (106 bars)
I. Le chaos avant la création. Half note.png = 62 (59 bars)
II. La naissance de la flore et de la faune. Half note.png = 54 (92 bars)
III. La naissance de l’homme et de la femme. Vif Half note.png = 104 (86 bars)
IV. Le désir. Mouvt. Half note.png = 108 (159 bars)
V. Le printemps ou l’apaisement. Mouvt. Half note.png = 62 (38 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922-23
First Performance. 1923/10/25 in Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
First Publication. 1923
Copyright Information *The 1929 claim on the full score is an invalid notice since first publication of the entire work took place in 1923. For the 1929 claim to have been a valid date of first publication, the orchestration must not have existed when the first publication took place. The orchestration obviously was in existence well in advance of the premiere which took place with orchestra on October 25, 1923, which is mentioned in the piano-duet score. By not including the 1923 claim on the 1929 issue, Eschig invalidated the US copyright altogether by publishing the work with an invalid notice, which is legally the equivalent of publication without notice or dedication to the public domain under the 1909 law in force when the event took place.
Dedication à Paul Collaer et Roger Desormière
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, horn, saxophone (E)
horn, 2 trumpets, trombone, piano, percussion, timpani (5), 2 violins, cello, bass
Discography MusicBrainz
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