Vieille prière bouddhique (Boulanger, Lili)




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Editor First edition
Language French / English
Translator J.N. Scholefield, English translation
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1921-1925. Plate D. & F. 10,090.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Copyright on score has "1921-25"?
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Arranger Doug Addy
Language French
Publisher. Info. Doug Addy, 2017.
Misc. Notes Source: Durand & Cie, 1921. Plate D. & F. 10,090. Piano reduction by D. Addy
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Work Title Vieille prière bouddhique
Alternative. Title Prière quotidienne pour tout l'univers
Composer Boulanger, Lili
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 18
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914
First Publication. 1921 – Paris: Durand & Cie.
Librettist Old Buddhist prayer: Traduction de Mademoiselle Suzanne Karpelès (1890-1968)
Language French
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: tenor (1 or 6 tenors) + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, sarrusophone + 4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 4 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, bass drum + celesta + 2 harps, strings
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Misc. Comments

"Le solo de Ténor pourra être chanté par 6 Ténors."

NB: Because of the date of death of the translator (S.=Suzanne Karpelès), this work may be PD-US-only until 2019.