Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1870-09-28
Death 1958-08-17
French
French

Biographical notes:

Florent Schmitt was a French composer.

From the description of Florent Schmitt fonds. [1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777086

Epithet: composer, pianist and critic

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000398

Composed originally for solo piano, 1935, as the first movement of a piano suite under the title Chaîne brisée [Broken chain]. Orchestral version 1936 under the title Stèle. First performance Paris, 18 December 1938, Société des Concerts, Charles Munch conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Stèle : pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas / Florent Schmitt. [1936?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54819115

French composer.

From the description of J'entends dans le lointain ... les cris prolongés de la douleur la plus poignante / Lautréamont (Chants de Maldoror) / Extrait des 'Ombres' si intelligemment -- encore que si aimablement -- / commentées par Alfred Cortot / Florent Schmitt. 22 janvier MCMXXIX. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569187

From the description of Mélodie pour trompette / Florent Schmitt / op. 30 bis. [1906?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569191

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Cloud Dec. 23 [1930], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1930 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668917

Composed between 1898-1913, originally for violin or violoncello and piano, as no. 4 of Cinq pièces, op. 19. Orchestrated 1913. First performance Paris, 1913, Concerts Lamoureux, Camille Chevillard conductor. Dedicated to André Tourret.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Rêve au bord de l'eau : for 'cello solo and orchestra / Florent Schmitt. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54819103

Florent Schmitt, French composer, pianist, and critic.

Originally for band. Composed 1916; transcription for piano, 4 hands, published 1918.

From the description of Marche du CLXIII : pour musique militaire : op. 48., no. II / Florent Schmitt. 1916 February. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852016

Florent Schmitt, French composer, pianist, and critic.

Originally for piano, 4 hands. Composed 1905.

From the description of Reflets d'Allemagne : suite d'orchestre / Florent Schmitt. [circa 1906] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852019

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Subjects:

  • Violin with orchestra, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Piano music (4 hands), Arranged--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra), Arranged--Scores
  • Trumpet and piano music, Arranged
  • Songs with piano
  • Chamber orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Music--20th century
  • Piano with orchestra, Arranged--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) and piano
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Suites (Chamber orchestra)--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Piano music--20th century
  • Ballets--Vocal scores with piano (4 hands)
  • Marches (Orchestra)--Scores
  • Violoncello with orchestra, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores
  • Orchestral music--Scores

Occupations:

  • Composers

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