Les noces (Stravinsky, Igor)

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Naxos

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1922. Plate J.W.C. 45.
Reprinted Les Noces in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1998.
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Misc. Notes B&W, medium quality. Originally submitted by Jdeperi in 22 December 2010.
The Philharmonia study score (issued 1927) is a literal reprint of the above score in reduced size, with the added plate of W.Ph.V. 296.
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General Information

Work Title Les noces
Alternative. Title Свадебка
Composer Stravinsky, Igor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K 40
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIS 15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts (4 scenes)
  • Part I.
Scene 1: La tresse - At the Bride's House (The Tresses)
Scene 2: Chez le marié - At the Bridegroom's House
Scene 3: Le départ de la mariée - The Bride's Departure
  • Part II.
Scene 4: Le repas de noces - The Wedding Feast (The Red Table)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914-22
First Performance. 1923-06-13 in Paris, Théâtre de la Gaîté
Ballets Russes, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)
First Publication. 1922 - London: Chester
Librettist Composer
Language Russian
Dedication Sergey Diaghilev
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, ensemble
Voices
soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Ensemble (10-11 players)
timpani, percussion (6 players), 4 pianos
bass drum, tambourine, triangle, cymbals, 2 snare drums (no snares, with snares),
2 field drums, (no snares, with snares), xylophone, 2 crotales, bell
Discography MusicBrainz
All Music Guide
Authorities Wikidata
External Links Kirchmeyer Catalog
Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Ballets by Igor Stravinsky
  • Le baiser de la fée (1928)
  • Jeu de cartes (1936)
  • Danses concertantes for chamber orchestra (1942)
  • Scènes de ballet (1944)
  • Orpheus, for chamber orchestra (1947)
  • Agon (1957)