La meneuse de tortues d'or (D minor)
2. Ibert's stage works similarly embrace a wide variety of styles. Le gai vigneron
As a composer Ibert did not attach himself to any of the prevalent genres of music of his time and has been described as an eclectic. This is seen even in his best-known pieces: Divertissement for small orchestra is lighthearted even frivolous and Escales (1922) is a ripely romantic work for large orchestra. Restored to his former eminence in French musical life after the war his final musical appointment was in charge of the Paris Opera and the Opéra-Comique.