La siesta (Gounod, Charles)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.[1871]. Plate 4648.
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Work Title La siesta
Alternative. Title Duo
Composer Gounod, Charles
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 166
Key E major
First Publication. 1871
Librettist Anonymous
Language Spanish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 soprano voices, piano

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A year after the publication of this work, Gounod published "The Message of the Breeze", with English text. He also published a version of this in French, called "La chanson de la brise" that was intended as a sequel to "La siesta". Here's the link: The Message of the Breeze (Gounod, Charles).