Fêtes galantes

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Fêtes galantes. Two sets of songs for v. and pf. by Debussy to poems by Verlaine. The first version, comp. 1882, comprised Pantomime, En sourdine, Mandoline, Clair de Lune, and Fantoches, but three of the songs were revised in 1891–2 and were pubd. in 1903 as Set I (En sourdine, Fantoches, and Clair de Lune). Set II, comp. 1904, comprises Les ingénus, Le faune, and Colloque sentimental. No.2 of Set II orch. Roland-Manuel 1923, No.3 orch. Beydts 1929. Mandoline and Pantomime were issued separately.