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Suite panaméenne (1934)

Instrumental suite from Marie galante.
Tango (first movement) reconstructed by HK Gruber.

List of Movements
Performance Information
David Drew's commentary on the Suite

List of Movements

Introduction and Tango
Marche de l'armée panaméenne
Tango habañera
Tempo di Foxtrot

Performance Information

English title: Panamanian Suite
Orchestra: 2 fl; alto sax (fl, cl); alto sax (cl); ten. sax (sop. sax); 2 tpt, 1 tbn; piano, accordion, guitar (banjo), perc; 2 vn, viola, bass.
Duration: 11 minutes
Performance Materials: USA, UK, BREV: EAMC
All other territories: HEUG
First performance: June 14, 1990, London, Almeida Festival, Matrix Ensemble, Robert Ziegler, cond.

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


Largo CD 5114 Ensemble Modern, HK Gruber, cond.
Tonkühn CD 001 Basel Sinfonietta, Mark Fitz-Gerald, cond.


Also see original stage version and Chansons des quais.