Psaume CXXX (Boulanger, Lili)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1925. Plate D. & F. 10543.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Mixed Chorus and 2 Pianos

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1924. Plate D. & F. 10482.
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General Information

Work Title Psaume CXXX. "Du fond de l’abîme"
Alternative. Title De Profundis
Composer Boulanger, Lili
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 14
Key B-flat minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in several sections
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914–17
First Performance. 1923 November 8, conducted by Henri Büsser
First Publication. 1924 (vocal score)
1925 (full score)
Librettist Psalm CXXX (full text here)
Language French
Dedication à la mémoire de mon cher Papa (Ernest Boulanger)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22–28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, orchestra
Solo Voices
alto, tenor
Mixed chorus
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, sarrusophone
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam), celesta, 2 harps, organ, strings
External Links Preface by Helen Julia Minors, 2011
All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

Instrumentation from Fleisher Collection catalog, U-6324.