Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Le Gendarme incompris (1920 -1921)

lyrical comedy in one act, for three solo voices and instrumental ensemble


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1920 - 1921
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Publisher : Salabert
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Jean Cocteau et Raymond Radiguet.

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(countertenor, 2 baritone)
  • clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussionist, violin, cello, double bass

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