Les Amazones, Op.26 (Chaminade, Cécile)
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French / German
Ferdinand Gumbert (1818–1896), German translation
Paris: Enoch, Frères & Costallat, n.d. (ca. 1884). Plate E. F. & Cie. 1043.
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|Work Title||Les Amazones|
|First Performance||1888, March
|Librettist||Charles Grandmougin (1850-1930)|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra, Soprano, Contralto, Tenor and Chorus|
Choruses- female and male etc.- but the work centers on Himris, queen of the Amazons- and Gandhar, leader of the Persians, who she has captured- and their conflict. Chorus, three soloists, orchestra.
Chapter 3 of McCann's thesis (1999-2003) (pp.65-118) is devoted to this one work. Analyzed in detail there (can be freely downloaded for study purposes at the link provided on the composer category page.)