Catalogue of works
Symphonic suite for orchestra, piano and chorus
Rome, February 1887
1st version, reduction for piano four hands, La Revue musicale, February-March 1904; Durand, 1904.
2nd version, orchestration by Henri Busser, Durand, 1913; piano four hands, Durand 1912; Durand, 2002, Édition critique des oeuvres complètes, I/7
18.104.22.168 — 22.214.171.124 — timp. - 2 perc. - pno 4-m. - harp — strings
2nd version, Société nationale de musique, Salle Gaveau, 18 April 1913, under the direction of Rhené-Bâton; then 7 December 1913, Concerts Lamoureux, under the direction of Camille Chevillard
Inspired by the painting of his friend, Marcel Baschet, the work was Debussy's second Envoi de Rome. In the early months of 1912, Henri Busser re-orchestrated the work under the composer's supervision.