La veillée (Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile)

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Language French / German
Translator Felix Vogt (ca.1865-ca.1935), German text
Publisher. Info. Neuchâtel: W. Sandoz, n.d.(1893). Plate 4.
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Misc. Notes Entitled in German "Der Winterabend, Oratorium".
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Work Title La veillée
Alternative. Title Suite lyrique
Composer Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEJ 29
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 19 movements (all with orchestra unless otherwise specified)
  1. Introduction. La nuit d'automne (alto, tenor, choir)
  2. "Il pleut" (baritone, choir)
  3. "Coucou" (soprano, choir)
  4. A la fenêtre (interlude for orchestra alone)
  5. Les fées (soprano, women's chorus)
  6. Marche nocturne (men's chorus)
  7. La moisson (antiphonal men's and women's chorus)
  8. La forêt parle (interlude, chorus)
  9. Ronde de la St Jean (chorus)
  10. Rossignolet (tenor or soprano, chorus)
  11. Fileuse (women's chorus)
  12. Trois fendeux (soprano, alto and bass, chorus)
  13. Les vieux dansent (interlude for orchestra)
  14. Vision (soprano or tenor, chorus)
  15. Le petit mousse (chorus a cappella)
  16. Farfadets (baritone, chorus)
  17. Les cloches (mezzo, chorus)
  18. Le veilleur de nuit (baritone, men's chorus, women's chorus)
  19. Prière (chorus)
First Publication. 1893
Librettist Jeanne Thoiry
Jules Cougnard (1855-?)
Édouard Schuré (1841-1929)
Language French
Dedication à Leopold Ketten
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soloists, Chorus, Orchestra

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should be tagged as secular oratorios - see cover.

Begins in D, ends in E.