Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Les Mamelles de Tirésias (1944)

opéra bouffe in two acts and a prologue, for six main roles, mixed choir and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1944
    • Duration : 57 mn
    • Editor : Heugel
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Guillaume Apollinaire.

Detailed formation
  • ensemble de voix solistes(soprano, 2 tenor, 3 baritone), mixed choir
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, piano, timpani, percussionist, harp, strings

Creation information