Basic Details

Title
Louisiana Story
Availability
Unpublished
Category
Film Score
Instrumentation
2.2.2.2-2.2.2.0-2 perc-accordion.harp-str
Duration
81'
Publisher
Manuscript
Premiere
  • World: Cally Picture House, Second International Festival of Documentary Films, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 22nd, 1948
Versions

Cataloging Information

Year Composed
1948
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
*Orch6[A-B]
Meckna Number
W320

Additional Info

Notes

Film produced and directed by Robert Flaherty

Filmtrack production: Eugene Ormandy conducting members of the Philadelphia Orchestra; musical supervision by Virgil Thomson

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Disambiguation

Louisiana Story - Related Works and Disambiguation

Works derived from filmscore for orchestra, Louisiana Story:

Suite from "Louisiana Story" for orchestra (1948; G. Schirmer; See W30)

Suite from "Louisiana Story" arranged for piano by Andor Foldes (post-1948; G. Schirmer)

Second movement of Suite from "Louisiana Story" for orchestra arranged for woodwinds by Frank Erickson (1967; G. Schirmer)

Acadian Songs and Dances for orchestra (1948; G. Schirmer; See W31)

An unverified piano arrangement of Acadian Songs and Dances

Bayou (staged 1952; G. Schirmer), a ballet with music from Acadian Songs and Dances

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