La princesse jaune, Op.30 (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1871-72, 1906)
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Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): Ms. 531
Overture lacking, incorporates revisions of 1906.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1880]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2733.
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Misc. Notes 600 dpi
Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also english horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, gong in G, triangle, harp, strings
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15 more: Oboe/English horn • Clarinet 1/2 (C) • Bassoon 1/2 • Horn 1/2 (G) • Horn 3/4 (E♭) • Trumpet 1/2 (C) • Trombones 1/2 • Trombone 3 • Harp • Percussion • Timpani • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos/Basses

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1880]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2734.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A 1978.
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Arranger Louis Soumis (1827-1885), piano reduction
Editor First edition
Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: G. Hartmann, n.d.[1872]. Plate G.H. 828.
Cover page is imprinted as Paris: Durand Schoenewerk & Cie.
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Arranger Louis Soumis (1827-1885), piano reduction
Editor Revised edition
Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1906. Plate D. & F. 2042.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Overture

For Piano 4 hands (Fauré)

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Arranger Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1880]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2741.
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General Information

Work Title La princesse jaune
Alternative. Title
Name Translations La Princesse jaune; 黄色い王女
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 177395638; BNF: 16303984k; BNE: XX2801377
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.30 ; R.287
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 184
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act (overture, 5 scenes)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1871-72, revised 1906
First Performance. 1872-06-12 in Paris: Opéra Comique
Paul Lhérie (Kornélis), Alice Ducasse (Léna),
Opéra Comique Chorus, Orchestra, Adolphe Deloffre (conductor)
First Publication. 1872 - Paris: Hartmann (later Durand)
Librettist Louis Gallet (1835-1898)
Language French
Dedication Monsieur Frédéric Villot
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Cast
Kornélis (tenor)
Léna (soprano)

Orchestra

piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani (E, A), gong (G), bass drum, triangle, harp, strings

Onstage Instruments

clock, gong (E), clochettes (handbells)
External Links Wikipedia article
Scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Utsusemi shi kami ni taeneba hanareite” (天皇崩時婦人作歌一首. Man'yōshū, Volume 2 No. 150) is quoted in the Scene 1.