Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

La Voix humaine (1958)

lyrical tragedy in one act, for soprano and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1958
    • Duration : 40 mn
    • Editor : Ricordi
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Jean Cocteau (version italienne de F. Testi).

Detailed formation
  • soliste : soprano
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba, timpani, percussionist, harp, strings

Creation information