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The Boeuf chronicles

Milhaud ballet LP from
Les Discophiles Français.

Daniella Thompson

In 1959, Les Discophiles Français released a 10” LP containing on Side 1 the ballet Le Boeuf sur le Toit (scenario by Jean Cocteau) and on Side 2 the ballet La Création du Monde (scenario by Blaise Cendrars). They were performed by the Orchestre du Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, conducted by the composer. The recordings were made in March 1958.

The LP has front and back cover illustrations as well as a hand-written note by Jean Cocteau.

Mono edition (525.125) and stereo edition (530.300) front covers

Mono edition back cover

Cocteau’s note

Side 1 of the stereo LP


Le Boeuf sur le Toit discography


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