John Adams (1947)

Le Livre de Baudelaire (1993)

orchestration of Cinq chansons de Charles Baudelaire by Claude Debussy, for soprano and orchestra


arrangement

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1993
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Charles Baudelaire

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 solo soprano
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 1 percussionist [ou 2] , 1 harp, 1 celesta, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 10 March 1994
    Location :

    Hollande, Amsterdam, Concertgebouw


    Performers :

    Roberta Alexander : soprano, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, direction : John Adams.