Kœchlin, Charles, 1867-1950

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1867-11-27
Death 1950-12-31
FR
French

Biographical notes:

Suggested by the 1st chapter of Le Voyage d'Urien by André Gide. Composed 1934. Orchestrated 1935. First performance Paris, 14 June 1938, Chant du Monde Orchestra, Roger Désormière conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Le voyage d'Urien, ou, Hymne à la jeunesse : d'apres le 1er chapitre du Voyage d'Urien / Ch. Koechlin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606160

"Commissioned by the state." Composed 1943. Orchestrated 1943-44. First performance Mexico, 28 August 1952, Orquestra Sinfónica Nacional, Jose Pablo Moncayo conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of 2de symphonie / Ch. Kœchlin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606170

After the poem Nuit de Walpurgis Classique by Paul Verlaine. Composed in 1901 to 1908. Orchestrated 1916. First performance Paris, 15 June 1919, Orchestre Felix Delgrange, Felix Delgrange conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Nuit de Walpurgis classique : poème symphonique d'aprés Verlaine, opus 38 / Charles Kœchlin. 1916. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606144

Charles Louis Eugène Kœchlin, French musicologist and composer, was composition teacher of Charles Shatto and his wife Catherine Murphy Urner. He made three visits to the United States.

From the description of Charles Kœchlin manuscripts, 1905-1945. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 38295424

Based on an episode from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Composed 1939. Orchestrated 1940. First performance Brussels, 13 December 1946, Orchestra of the Institut National Belge de Radiodiffusion, Franz André conductor. Performed as Shadowplay, a ballet to the music of The Bandar Log, London, 3 February 1967, John Lanchbery conductor, Antony Tudor choreographer. Given as a ballet at the Ópera-Comique, Paris, 15 January 1969, with choreography by George Skibine.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Les bandar-log (scherzo des singes) : poême symphonique d'après "Le livre de la jungle" de R. Kipling / Ch. Koechlin. [1940] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606112

Based on an episode from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Composed 1911. Orchestrated 1925-27. First performance Salle Pleyel, Paris, 29 November 1932, Orchestre Symphonique de Paris, Roger Désormière conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of La course de printemps : poème symphonique d'après "Le livre de la jungle" de Rudyard Kipling, op. 95 / Ch. Kœchlin. [1927] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606126

Based on an episode from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Composed 1936. First performance Brussels, 13 December 1946, Orchestra of the Institut National Belge de Radiodiffusion, Franz André conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of La méditation de Purun Baghat : poème symphonique d'après "Le livre de la jungle" de Rudyard Kipling / Ch. Kœchlin. [1936] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606139

Composed 1938. First performance Paris, 16 January 1962, Orchestra of the Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française, Maurice Le Roux conductor. Dedicated to H.G. Wells.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of La cité nouvelle, rêve d'avenur : poème symphonique, op. 170 / Ch. Kœchlin. 1938. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606120

Alternate title for this as separate work is Choral Fugué en Ut. Composed 1933. First performance Paris, 16 June 1938, Chant du Monde Orchestra, Roger Désormière conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphonie d'hymnes, no. 1. Hymne au soleil [microform] / Ch. Koechlin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606150

Originally composed 1908 as Nuit de Juin, ou Hymne à la Nuit, part I of the symphonic poem, L'été [Summer]. Orchestrated 1911. First performance Paris, 14 June 1938, Chant du Monde Orchestra, Roger Désormière conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Hymne à la nuit. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606157

French composer, teacher, and musicologist.

From the description of Berceuse phoque .... [1910?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566559

Alternate title for this as separate work is Hymne pour Ondes Martenot et Orchestre. Composed 1919. Orchestrated 1932. First performance Paris, 14 June 1938, Chant du Monde Orchestra, Roger Désormière conductor. Ginette Martenot soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphonie d'hymnes, no. 2. Hymne au jour / Ch. Koechlin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606154

Based on an episode from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Composed 1939. First performance Brussels, 13 December 1946, Orchestra of the Institut National Belge de Radiodiffusion, Franz André conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of La loi de la jungle : poème symphonique d'après "Le livre de la jungle" de Rudyard Kipling / Ch. Kœchlin. [1960] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52606135



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Subjects:

  • Symphonic poems--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Sonatas (Horn and piano)--Parts
  • Horn and piano music
  • Symphonies--Scores and parts
  • Choral music--Scores
  • Horn music
  • Songs--Scores
  • Brass quartets (Horns (4))--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)
  • Clarinet music--Scores
  • Ondes Martenot with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Clarinet and piano music--Scores and parts
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Suites (Ondes Martenot and orchestra)--Scores
  • Composers
  • Flute music--Scores
  • Suites (Piano)--Excerpts
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with piano
  • Piano music
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Motion picture music--Scores
  • Suites (Piano)
  • Suites (Ondes Martenot and piano)--Scores

Occupations:

  • Composer

Places:

  • France (as recorded)