Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Chant du Rossignol (1917)

symphonic poem for orchestra
[Pesnya solov'ya - Song of the Nightingale]


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1917
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 2 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 1 percussionist, 2 harp, 1 celesta, 1 piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 6 December 1919
    Location :

     version concert, Suisse, Genève


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, direction : Ernest Ansermet.

  • 2 février 1920, version scénique, France, Paris, Opéra, direction : Ernest Ansermet.