L'enfant et les sortilèges (Ravel, Maurice)

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General Information

Work Title L'Enfant et les Sortilèges
Alternative. Title Fantaisie lyrique en un acte
Composer Ravel, Maurice
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.71
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act, 2 tableaux
  • Tableau I
"J'ai pas envie de faire ma page!"
"Bébé a été sage?"
"Ça m'est égal!"
"Votre serviteur humble, Bergère"
"Ding, ding, ding, ding"
"How's your mug?"
"Keng-ça-fou, mah-jong"
"Oh! Ma belle tasse chinoise!"
"Arrière ! Je réchauffe les bons"
"Adieu, Pastourelles!"
"Ah! C'est elle! C'est elle!"
"Toi, le coeur de la rose"
"Deux robinets coulent dans un réservoir!"
"Oh! Ma tête!" (Oh! My head!)
"Duo miaulé" (Cat duet)
  • Tableau II
"Musique d'insectes, de rainettes, etc."
"Ah! Quelle joie de te retrouver, Jardin!"
"Nos Blessures!"
"Où es-tu, je te cherche..."
"Ronde des chauves-souris"
Danse des rainettes
"Sauve-toi, sotte! Et la cage? La cage?"
"Ah ! C'est l'enfant au couteau!"
"Il a pansé la plaie..."
"Il est bon, l'enfant, il est sage"
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919–25
First Performance. 1925-03-21 in Monte Carlo
First Publication. 1925
Librettist Colette (1873–1954)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Vocal soli, Choruses (SATB, Children) and Orchestra
2 flutes, piccolo, 2 Oboes, English horn, piccolo clarinet (E),
2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombooes, tuba
timpani, piccolo timpani (D), triangle, tambourine, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam, whip,
ratchet, cheese grater, woodblock, wind machine ("eoliphone"), crotales, slide whistle
("flûte á coulisse"), xylophone, celesta, harp, piano (or luthéal), strings
External Links Maurice-Ravel.net
Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

Cast

  • L'enfant, the child — mezzo-soprano
  • Maman, the mother — mezzo-soprano
  • La bergère, the shepherdess — soprano
  • La tasse chinoise, the china cup — mezzo-contralto
  • Le feu, the fire in the fireplace — coloratura soprano
  • La princesse, the princess — coloratura soprano
  • La chatte, the female cat — mezzo-soprano
  • La libellule, the dragon fly — mezzo-soprano
  • Le rossignol, the nightingale — coloratura soprano
  • La chauve-souris, the widower bat — soprano
  • La chouette, the owl — soprano
  • L'écureuil, the squirrel — mezzo-soprano
  • Une pastourelle, a shepherdess — soprano
  • Un pâtre, a shepherd — contralto
  • Le fauteuil, the armchair — bass
  • L'horloge comtoise, the clock — baritone
  • Le théière, the black Wedgwood teapot — tenor
  • Le petit vieillard, the little old man — tenor
  • Le chat, the male cat — baritone
  • Un arbre, a tree — bass
  • La rainette, the tree frog — tenor