Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Le roi des étoiles (1911 -1912)

for two tenors, two basses and orchestra
[Zvezdoliki - The king of the stars ]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1911 - 1912
    • Duration : 6 mn
    • Publisher : Chester Music
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      K. Bal’mont

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 2 solo tenors, 2 solo baritones
  • 1 piccolo, 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 4 oboes (also 1 English horn), 1 Eb clarinet, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 8 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 2 percussionists, 2 harp, 1 celesta, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 19 April 1939
    Location :

    Belgique, Bruxelles


    Performers :

    Franz André : direction.

Observations

La réduction pour piano et voix est de Stravinsky.