Le roi s'amuse (Delibes, Léo)

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Rgagnaux (2017/2/3)

Performer Pages Hans Rosbaud (conductor)
Performers Orchester des Reichssenders Frankfurt
Publisher Info. Reichssender Frankfurt, 1937.
Reissue Schattdorf: Gagnaux Collection
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Misc. Notes Recorded July 1937 in Frankfurt, Reichssender Frankfurt
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1882-89.*
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Misc. Notes *Most dated July through October 1882. Reprise de la gaillarde dated 1889. Includes minor interludes, etc. omitted from published score. 600 dpi Grayscale.
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Alaric (2020/6/21)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1885]. Plate H. 7664.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1404.
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Scène du bal

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1885]. Plate H. 7664.
Reissue (new engraving) - ca.1960.
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Misc. Notes The score here is a re-engraving of the original (see above), omitting the Vielle chanson.
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12 more: Oboe 1/2 • Clarinet 1/2 (B♭, A) • Bassoon 1/2 • Horn 1/2 (D, E) • Trumpet 1/2 (D) • Timpani (also Tambourine) • Mandolin • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Double Basses

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1885]. Plate H. 7665.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1404.
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Vocal Scores

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Massenetique (2011/3/28)

Publisher. Info. Mélodies, 2ème volume (pp.54-58)
Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1900]. Plate H. et Cie. 20,335.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Scène du bal

For Piano

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Editor First edition
Engraver L. Parent
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1882]. Plate H. 7545.
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Passepied (No.6)

For Piano 6 hands (Anschütz)

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Arranger Jacques-Albert Anschütz (d.1902)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1886]. Plate H. 8175.
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For Organ (Kountz)

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David Campbell (2015/11/14)

Arranger Richard Kountz (1896-1950)
Publisher. Info. Saint Cecila Series No.346
New York: The H.W. Gray Co., 1925.
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Misc. Notes Transcription dedication To J. Harold Weisel
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For Piano (Composer)

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Mcroskell (2007/7/14)

Editor Arthur Foote (1853-1937), as Ferdinand Meyer
Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt & Co., 1885. Plate A.P.S. & Co. 740.
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General Information

Work Title Le roi s'amuse
Alternative. Title
Composer Delibes, Léo
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILD 47
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 dances, 1 song
  • Scène du bal (dances)
  1. Gaillarde
  2. Pavane 'Belle qui tiens ma vie'
  3. Scène du bouquet
  4. Lesquercarde
  5. Madrigal
  6. Passepied
  7. Final. Reprise de la gaillarde
  • Vieille chanson avec mandoline (song)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882 (July-October)
First Performance. 1882-11-22 in Paris, Comédie-Française
First Publication. 1882-85 - Paris: Heugel
Librettist Victor Hugo (1802-1885)
Language French
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice*, orchestra
InstrDetail
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani (also tambourine), mandolin*, strings
External Links All Music Guide
Extra Information *Vieille chanson only.

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List of Intermediate Piano Repertoire