Madame Chrysanthème (ballet suite) (Rawsthorne, Alan)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1958.
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General Information

Work Title Madame Chrysanthème (Ballet Suite)
Alternative. Title
Composer Rawsthorne, Alan
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAR 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Procession with Lanterns
  2. Sword Dance
  3. Hornpipe
  4. Les Mousmés
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1955-57 ca.
First Performance. 1957/08/31
  • Performed by BBC Symphony Orchestra in Promenade Concert, conducted by the composer himself.
First Publication. 1958
Dedication Frederick Ashton (1904 - 1988)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8.5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
Extra Information The work is seemingly related to the opera of same name: Madame Chrysanthème by André Messager in 1901. See the characters listed in here and comparing to the introduction of first publication of this work, introducing the original ballet.
The opera is first performed in Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 1 April, 1955. -Sissel