Nightingale, The

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Nightingale, The (Russ. Solovey; Fr. Le Rossignol). Opera in 3 acts by Stravinsky to lib. by composer and S. Mitusov, based on Hans Andersen. Comp. 1908–9, 1913–14. Prod. Paris and London 1914, NY Met 1926. Also Song of the Nightingale (Le Chant du Rossignol) sym.-poem in 3 parts based on mus. from the opera, 1917. F.p. Geneva 1919; f.p. in England, London 1920; Songs of the Nightingale and Chinese March for vn. and pf., transcr. Stravinsky and S. Dushkin, 1932.