Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)

Jesień (1951)

cycle of children's songs for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
[Automne - Autumn]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1951
    • Duration : 7 mn
    • Publisher : Chester Music, et PWM
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Lucyna Krzemieniecka (1907-1955)

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo mezzo-soprano
  • 2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, trumpet, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 1951
    Location :

    Pologne, Varsovie, Radio polonaise


    Performers :

    Janina Godlewska : mezzo-soprano, orchestre symphonique de Varsovie, direction : Witold Lutosławski.

Table of contents

  1. W listopadzie [En octobre - In October] ;
  2. Świerszcz [Le grillon - The Cricket] ;
  3. Mgła [Brouillard - Fog] ;
  4. Deszczyk jesienny [Petite pluie d'automne - Little Autumn Rain].