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Comédie en musique d’après Molière (Comedy set to music, in 3 acts)

Year of composition

1960-1962

Duration

105'

Scored for

2 sopranos, 1 contralto, 5 tenors (or 2), 2 baritones, 6 basses (or 3), corps de ballet and orchestra: 2 2 2 sax 2 - 2 2 3 1 - timp. - perc.(4) - harp - harpsichord - piano - strings

Publication information

Text(s)

Molière (1622-1673)

Premiere

World premiere: Geneva, 23 April 1963. Ernest Ansermet, conductor

Recordings (selective list)

  • Comédie en musique d’après Molière
    André Vessières, bass; Heinz Rehfuss, bass/baritone; Jean-Christophe Benoît, baritone; Eric Tappy, tenor; Derrik Olsen, bass; Pierre Mollet, baritone; Erna Spoorenberg, sopraan; Cora Canne Meijer, mezzo-soprano; Els Bolkestein, sopraan
    Orchestre Symphonique d’Utrecht
    Frank Martin, conductor
    Dante Productions LYS153-154 ℗ 1963 + © 1996 (FMS030)

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