Catalogue of works

La Mer     111/(109)

Three symphonic sketches for orchestra

I. De l'aube à midi sur la mer
II. Jeux de vagues
III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer

Composition dates:
August 1903 - 5 March 1905

Dedication:
Jacques Durand

Publication:
Durand, July 1905 (orchestra); December 1906 (pocket score); 1910 (2nd edition after corrections); 1997, Édition critique des œuvres complètes, V/5
Durand, September 1905 (piano four hands)

Nomenclature:
2.3.2.4 — 4.5.3.1 — timp. - 3 perc. - 2 harps — strings

First hearing:
Paris, 15 October 1905, Concerts Lamoureux, under the direction of Camille Chevillard