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Marche écossaise sur un thème populaire     (Marche des anciens comtes de Ross) 83/(77)

A. Version for piano four hands
B. Version for orchestra

Composition dates:
A. 1890; B. 1893-ca 1908

Dedication:
Général Meredith Read (édition originale)

Publication:
A. Choudens, 1891; Fromont, 1903;
B. Jobert, 1911

Nomenclature:
3.3.2.2 — 4.2.3.0 — timp. - perc. - harp - strings

First hearing:
Nancy, Orchestre des Concerts du Conservatoire, 16 January 1910, under the direction of Guy Ropartz

Comments:
Debussy was commissioned by a Scottish officer to write this work, at Austin's bar (Alphonse Allais acted as interpreter).