Fêtes galantes (Debussy, Claude)

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Daphnis (2007/9/30)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1903. Plate E. 1406 F.
Paris: Durand, 1904. Plate D. & F. 6688.
Reprinted Claude Debussy: Songs, 1880-1904
New York: Dover Publications, 1981.
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Premier recueil, CD 86

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Schissel (2011/3/9)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1882, dated 8 January (on fifth song).
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Misc. Notes First versions?
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): MS-17716 (1).
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Deuxième recueil, CD 114

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1904
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Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): MS-17734.
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Massenetique (2012/6/29)

Language French / English
Translator Nita Cox, English text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1904. Plate D. & F. 6688–6689.
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Language French / English
Translator Nita Cox, English text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1904. Plate D. & F. 6689.
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General Information

Work Title Fêtes galantes
Alternative. Title
Composer Debussy, Claude
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CD 86, 114 ; L.80, 104
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  • Premier recueil, CD 86
1. En sourdine (2nd version)
2. Fantoches (2nd version)
3. Clair de lune (2nd version)
  • Deuxième recueil, CD 114
4. Les Ingénus
5. Le Faune
6. Colloque sentimental
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891-92, 1904
First Publication. 1903 - Paris: E. Fromont
1904 - Paris: Durand
Librettist Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)
Language French
Dedication see below
1. Madame Robert Godet
2. Madame Lucien Fontaine
3. Madame Arthur Fontaine
4-6. Emma Bardac
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works Clair de lune (1st version, 1882)
External Links Premier recueil
Deuxième recueil


Misc. Comments

  • Published in 2 collections.
  • Three of the songs in this collection, En sourdine, Fantoches, and Clair de lune, were written earlier, and the versions in this collection are 2nd versions. (See the manuscript version from BNF.)