La naissance de la lyre by Albert Roussel


'''''La naissance de la lyre''''' (''The Birth of the Lyre'') is an opera (styled a ''conte lyrique'') in one act by the French composer Albert Roussel. The libretto, by Théodore Reinach, is based on the satyr play ''Ichneutae'' by Sophocles. It was first performed at the Paris Opéra on 1 July 1925 with choreography by Bronislava Nijinska.