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Chansons des quais

A cycle for soprano, male quartet, and chamber orchestra from Marie Galante.
Conceived by Kim H. Kowalke.

Song List
Performance Information

Song list

Introduction (from Suite panaméenne)
Le Roi d'Aquitaine
Intermezzo
Les filles de Bordeaux
Marche de l'armée panaméenne
J'attends un navire
Tango habañera
Le grand Lustucru
Scène au dancing
Le train du Ciel

Performance Information

English title: Songs of the Waterfront
Orchestra: alto sax (cl); alto sax (fl); tenor sax (soprano sax, alto sax); 2 tpt, 1 tbn; piano, guitar (banjo), perc; 2 vns, viola, bass.
Duration: 32 minutes
Performance Materials: USA, UK, BREV: EAMC
All other territories: HEUG
First performance: March 12, 2017, Dessau, Kurt Weill Fest, Ensemble Modern, Ute Gfrerer and ensemble amarcord, vocalists, HK Gruber, cond.

Guide to orchestration, territory abbreviations, and publishers' symbols.


Also see original stage version and Suite panaméenne.