La mer (Joncières, Victorin de)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Grus, n.d.[1881]. Plate L.G. 3653.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Grus, n.d.[1881]. Plate L. G. 3592.
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Work Title La mer
Alternative. Title Ode-symphonie
Composer Joncières, Victorin de
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVJ 6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 Parts
  1. Le calme
  2. Contemplation
  3. La Tempête
  4. Epilogue
First Performance. 1881-01-09 — Paris: Concerts du Conservatoire
First Publication. 1881 – Paris: Léon Grus
Librettist Édouard Guinand (1838−1909)
Language French
Dedication Monsieur E. Deldevez (Édouard Marie Ernest Deldevez), Chef d'Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Mezzo-soprano (La voix de la mer) + mixed chorus (Ondines: 1st dessus, 2nd dessus, Pêcheurs: tenors, basses)
Orchestra: 2 flutes/piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons + 4 horns (2 in F, 2 in C/B), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba, contrabass tuba + timpani, bass drum + harp + strings