Les Bandar-log, Op.176 (Koechlin, Charles)



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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1967. Plate M.E. 7755.
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General Information

Work Title Les Bandar-Log
Alternative. Title
Composer Koechlin, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.176
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICK 3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1939-40
First Performance. 1946-12-13 in Brussels
Brussels Radio Symphony Orchestra, Franz André (conductor)
First Publication. 1967 - Paris: Max Eschig
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, E clarinet, 2 clarinets (A)
bass clarinet, 2 saxophones (soprano, tenor), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), bugle, 4 trumpets (C), 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, glockenspiel, xylophone, celesta, piano, 2 harps, strings
Extra Information Performed as the ballet Shadowplay (devised by Antony Tudor) in London on February 2, 1967 at Covent Garden, John Lanchbery (conductor)

Misc. Comments

This piece is a member of a larger symphonic cycle remembered as Koechlin's masterpiece entitled The Jungle Book.

The Jungle Book

  1. Trois Poèmes, Op.18
  2. La course de printemps, Op.95
  3. La méditation de Purun Baghat, Op.159
  4. La loi de la jungle, Op.175
  5. Les Bandar-log, Op.176