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La Damoiselle élue     69/(62)

Poem set to music for female voices, solo, chorus and orchestra

Poet:
After Dante Gabriel Rossetti, French translation by Gabriel Sarrazin

First line:
La Damoiselle élue s'appuyait sur la barrière d'or du ciel

Composition date:
1887-1888

Dedication:
Paul Dukas

Publication:
Voice and piano, Librairie de l'Art indépendant, July 1893; Durand, October 1902; G. Schirmer, 1903; new publication, 1906; June 1907 (German words) and 1908 (English words). Voice and orchestra: Durand, February 1903

Nomenclature:
3.3.3.3 — 4.3.3.0 — 2 harps — strings

First hearing:
Société nationale de musique, Salle Érard, 8 April 1893

Comments:
This work was the third Envoi de Rome.