Mélodies Françaises [4CDs]

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  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • Label: Newton Classics
  • EAN: 8718247710072
  • Catalog Number: 8802007
  • Sales rank: 114,206

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Chanson du pêcheur ("Ma belle amie est morte"), song for voice & piano or orchestra in F minor ("lamento"), Op. 4/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (3:43)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  2. 2–4 Poème d'un jour, song cycle (3) for voice and piano, Op. 21 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (5:42)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 2 Rencontre
    2. 3 Toujours
    3. 4 Adieu
  3. 5 Les berceaux, song for voice & piano in B flat minor, Op. 23/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:53)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  4. 6 Le secret ("Je veux que le matin l'ignore le nom"), song for voice & piano in D flat Major, Op. 23/3 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:23)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  5. 7 Aurore, song for voice & piano in G major, Op. 39/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:12)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  6. 8 Fleur Jetée, song for voice & piano in F minor, Op. 39/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (1:32)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  7. 9 La Rose, song for voice & piano in F Major, Op. 51/4 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:13)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  8. 10 Madrigal, for 4-voice chorus & orchestra or 4 solo voices & piano, Op. 35 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (1:15)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  9. 11–15 Cinq Mélodies 'de Venise', song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 58 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (12:23)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 11 Mandoline
    2. 12 En sourdine
    3. 13 Green
    4. 14 À Clymène
    5. 15 C'est l'extase
  10. 16–24 La Bonne chanson, song cycle (9) for voice & piano (or string quintet & piano), Op. 61 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (20:35)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 16 Une Sainte en son auréole
    2. 17 Puisque l'aube grandit
    3. 18 La lune blanche
    4. 19 J'allais par les chemins perfides
    5. 20 J'ai presque peur, en vérité
    6. 21 Avant que tu ne t'en ailles
    7. 22 Donc, ce sera par un clair jour d'été
    8. 23 N'est-ce pas?
    9. 24 L'hiver a cessé
  11. 25 Le Parfum impérissable, song for voice & piano in E Major, Op. 76/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:46)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  12. 26 Arpège, song for voice & piano in E minor, Op. 76/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:11)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  13. 27 Prison, song for voice & piano in E flat Minor, Op. 83/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:30)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  14. 28 Soir, song for voice & piano in D flat major, Op. 83/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:32)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  15. 29 Dans la Forêt de septembre, song for voice & piano in G flat major, Op. 85/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (3:18)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  16. 30 La fleur qui va sur l'eau, song for voice & piano, Op. 85/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:19)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  17. 31 Le Don silencieux, song for voice & piano in E major, Op. 92 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:09)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
Disc 2
  1. 1 La chanson d'Eve, song cycle (10) for voice & piano, Op. 95: 6. Eau vivante - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (1:16)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  2. 2 La chanson d'Eve, song cycle (10) for voice & piano, Op. 95: 9. Crépuscule - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (2:42)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  3. 3 Le Jardin clos, song cycle (8) for voice & piano, Op. 106: 1. Exaucement - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (1:22)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  4. 4 Le Jardin clos, song cycle (8) for voice & piano, Op. 106: 4. Je me poserai sur ton coeur - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (1:40)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  5. 5–8 Mirages, song cycle (4) for voice & piano, Op. 113 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (13:04)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 5 Cygne sur l'eau
    2. 6 Reflets dans l'eau
    3. 7 Jardin nocturne
    4. 8 Danseuse
  6. 9–12 L'horizon chimérique, song cycle (4) for voice & piano, Op. 118 - Gabriel Fauré & Dalton Baldwin (8:16)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 9 La mer est infinie
    2. 10 Je me suis embarqué
    3. 11 Diane, Séléné
    4. 12 Vaisseaux, nous vous aurons aimés
  7. 13–18 Chansons villageoises, song cycle for voice & piano (reduct. of chamber work), FP 117 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (10:46)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 13 Chanson du clair tamis
    2. 14 Les gars qui vont à la fête
    3. 15 C'est le joli printemps
    4. 16 Le mendiant
    5. 17 Chanson de la fille frivole
    6. 18 Le retour du sergent
  8. 19–25 Calligrammes, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 140 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (11:01)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 19 L'Espionne
    2. 20 Mutation
    3. 21 Vers le sud
    4. 22 Il pleut
    5. 23 La Grâce exilée
    6. 24 Aussi bien que les cigales
    7. 25 Voyage
  9. 26–32 Le travail du peintre, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 161 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (11:38)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 26 Pablo Picasso
    2. 27 Marc Chagall
    3. 28 Georges Braque
    4. 29 Juan Gris
    5. 30 Paul Klee
    6. 31 Joan Miró
    7. 32 Jacques Villon
  10. 33–39 La fraîcheur et le feu, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 147 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (8:12)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 33 Rayons des yeux
    2. 34 Le matin les branches attisent
    3. 35 Tout disparut
    4. 36 Dans les ténèbres du jardin
    5. 37 Unis la fraîcheur et le feu
    6. 38 Homme au sourire tendre
    7. 39 La grande rivière qui va
  11. 40 Air vif ("Le trésor du verger..."), for voice & piano (Airs chantés), FP 46/4 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (0:59)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  12. 41 La grenouillère ("Au bord de l'île on voit"), song for voice & piano, FP 96 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (1:56)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  13. 42 Reine des mouettes, song for voice & piano (Métamorphoses), FP 121/1 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (0:52)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  14. 43 Priez pour paix, song for voice & piano, FP 95 - Francis Poulenc & Dalton Baldwin (2:33)
    Composed byFrancis Poulenc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
Disc 3
  1. 1–5 Cinq mélodies populaires grecques, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (7:31)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 1 Chanson de la mariée
    2. 2 Là-bas, vers l'église
    3. 3 Quel Galant m'est comparable
    4. 4 Chanson des cueilleuses de lentisques
    5. 5 Tout gai!
  2. 6–7 Epigrammes de Clément Marot, songs (2) for voice & harpsichord (or piano) - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (4:24)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 6 D'Anne qui me jecta de la neige
    2. 7 D'Anne jouant de l'espinette
  3. 8–12 Histoires naturelles, song cycle for voice & piano - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (16:13)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 8 Le Paon
    2. 9 Le Grillon
    3. 10 Le Cygne
    4. 11 Le Martin-pêcheur
    5. 12 La Pintade
  4. 13–15 Chansons madécasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (12:16)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 13 Nahandove
    2. 14 Aoua!
    3. 15 Il est doux
  5. 16–17 Deux mélodies hébraïques, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (6:24)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 16 Kaddisch
    2. 17 L'Énigme éternelle
  6. 18–20 Don Quichotte à Dulcinée, song cycle for voice & orchestra (or piano) - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (7:09)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
    1. 18 Chanson romanesque
    2. 19 Chanson épique
    3. 20 Chanson à boire
  7. 21 Les Grands Vents venus d'Outre-mer, for voice & piano - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (2:12)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  8. 22 Sainte, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (2:22)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  9. 23 Sur l'herbe, for voice & piano - Maurice Ravel & Dalton Baldwin (1:53)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  10. 24 Ma douce jouvence est passée, for voice & piano - Jacques Leguerney & Dalton Baldwin (2:22)
    Composed byJacques Leguerney
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  11. 25 A Son Page for baritone & piano (or orchestra) - Jacques Leguerney & Dalton Baldwin (1:24)
    Composed byJacques Leguerney
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  12. 26 L'Heure exquise, for voice & piano (No. 5 from Chansons grises) - Reynaldo Hahn & Dalton Baldwin (2:37)
    Composed byReynaldo Hahn
    Performed byGérard Souzay
Disc 4
  1. 1 L'invitation au voyage ("Mon enfant, ma soeur"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (4:24)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  2. 2 Sérénade florentine ("Étoile dont la beauté luit"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (2:20)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  3. 3 La vague et la cloche ("Une fois, terrassé par un puissant breuvage"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (5:46)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  4. 4 Extase ("Sur un lys pâle"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:24)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  5. 5 Le manoir de Rosamonde ("De sa dent soudaine et vorace"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (2:58)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  6. 6 La vie antérieure ("J'ai longtemps habité..."), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:48)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  7. 7 Lamento ("Connaissez-vous la blanche tombe"), song for voice & piano - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (4:20)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  8. 8 Testament ("Pour que le vent te les apporte"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:15)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  9. 9 Phidylé ("L'herbe est molle au sommeil"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (5:30)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  10. 10 Chanson triste ("Dans ton coeur..."), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 2/4 - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:18)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  11. 11 Elégie ("Oh! ne murmurez pas son nom!"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:28)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  12. 12 Soupir ("Ne jamais la voir"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 2/1 - Henri Duparc & Dalton Baldwin (3:40)
    Composed byHenri Duparc
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  13. 13 L'absent, song for voice & piano - Charles Gounod & Dalton Baldwin (3:53)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  14. 14 Sérénade, for voice & piano with harmonium or cello ad lib. ("Chantez, riez, dormez") - Charles Gounod & Dalton Baldwin (4:00)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  15. 15 Mélodies (6), for voice and piano: 5. Les Cigales - Emmanuel Chabrier & Dalton Baldwin (2:55)
    Composed byEmmanuel Chabrier
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  16. 16 Chanson pour Jeanne, for voice & piano - Emmanuel Chabrier & Dalton Baldwin (3:41)
    Composed byEmmanuel Chabrier
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  17. 17 Chanson d'avril: "Lève-toi! lève-toi!", song for voice & piano (Vingt mélodies No. 1) - Georges Bizet & Dalton Baldwin (2:08)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  18. 18 Nocturne, song for voice & piano, M. 85 - César Franck & Dalton Baldwin (4:05)
    Composed byCésar Franck
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  19. 19 Le jardin mouillé, for voice & piano, Op. 3/3 - Albert Roussel & Dalton Baldwin (3:10)
    Composed byAlbert Roussel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
  20. 20 Le Bachelier de Salamanque, for voice & piano - Albert Roussel & Dalton Baldwin (1:41)
    Composed byAlbert Roussel
    Performed byGérard Souzay
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