Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy, Claude)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1902
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1904. Plate E. 1418 F.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 1985.
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Misc. Notes This contains the expanded orchestral interludes in Acts I, II and IV but not Debussy's extensive 1905 revisions of orchestration
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Vocal Scores

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Editor First edition
Language French
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Fromont, 1902. Plate E. 1416 F.
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Language French / English
Translator Henry Grafton Chapman (1860–1913), English text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1907. Plate D. & F. 6953
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Misc. Notes Revised edition of vocal score with expanded interludes.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Les cheveux (Act III, Sc.1)

For Piano 4 hands (Roques)

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Arranger Léon Roques (1839–1923)
Publisher. Info. Paris : A. Durand & Fils, 1906. Plate D.& F. 6793.
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Interludes

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Paris: Durand, 1905. Plate D. & F. 6590.

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Arranger Hubert Mouton (1872-1954)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1909. Plate D. & F. 7423.
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Opt.A: Violin, Cello, Piano
Opt.B: Flute, Violin, Piano
Opt.C: Flute, Cello, Piano
Clarinet and Bass are optional. Violin part lacking.
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Libretti

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Translator Henry Grafton Chapman (1860–1913), English text
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1907.
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Translator Otto Neitzel (1852-1920), German text
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Albert Ahn Verlag, 1906
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General Information

Work Title Pelléas et Mélisande
Alternative. Title Drame lyrique en cinq actes
Composer Debussy, Claude
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CD 93 ; L.88
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1893-1902
First Performance. 1902-04-30 in Paris, Opéra-Comique.
Soli, chorus and orchestra / André Messager (1853-1929)
First Publication. Paris: E. Fromont
1902 - vocal score, Plate E. 1416 F., 283 pages
1904 - full score, Plate E. 1418 F., 409 pages
Librettist Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949)
Language French
Dedication Georges Hartmann (posthumously)
André Messager
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Vocal soli (7 roles), SATB chorus and orchestra

Orchestra

3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, cymbals, glockenspiel, bell, 2 harps, strings
External Links Centre de documentation Claude Debussy
Wikipedia article
Metropolitan Opera Synopsis
Video on new urtext Pelleas score by its editor
Pelléas et Mélisande - scores at Sheet Music Plus