Le feu céleste, Op.115 (Saint-Saëns, Camille)


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Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1900. Plate D. & F. 5743.
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General Information

Work Title Le feu céleste, Op.115
Alternative. Title
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.115
Key F minor (or F major with a brief prelude?)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in several sections
Text Incipit Devant les splendeurs d’un autre age
First Performance. 1900 May 31, Paris, l'Exposition Universelle
First Publication. 1900
Librettist Armand Silvestre (1837-1901)
Language French
Dedication Paul Taffanel (1844–1908)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Soprano soloist, narrator, chorus, orchestra and organ

Misc. Comments

Premiere (?) at the opening of the concerts of the Paris World Fair/l'Exposition Universelle. (Not of the Fair itself, which opened in April. See RadioFrance. Written to celebrate the glories of electricity.