Selected Songs for Voice and Piano: (Sheet Music)

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This superb collection of 25 exquisite melodies spotlights the work of Ernest Chausson (1855–1899). All reproduced from authoritative sources, these songs take the poetry of Shakespeare, Gautier, Verlaine, Maeterlinck, and others as their inspiration. Complete lyrics, along with new translations, appear for "Nocturne," "Amour d’Antan," "Printemps triste," "Nos Souvenirs," "Les Temps de Lilas," "Serre chaude," "Les Heures," "Chanson de Clown," "Les Couronnes," and 16 others. ...

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Overview

This superb collection of 25 exquisite melodies spotlights the work of Ernest Chausson (1855–1899). All reproduced from authoritative sources, these songs take the poetry of Shakespeare, Gautier, Verlaine, Maeterlinck, and others as their inspiration. Complete lyrics, along with new translations, appear for "Nocturne," "Amour d’Antan," "Printemps triste," "Nos Souvenirs," "Les Temps de Lilas," "Serre chaude," "Les Heures," "Chanson de Clown," "Les Couronnes," and 16 others. Introduction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486404158
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/28/2013
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 9.01 (w) x 11.89 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Nanny
  "No. 1 from Sept mélodies, Op. 2 • Poem by Leconte de Lisle "
Les papillons [Butterflies]
  "No. 3 from Sept mélodies, Op. 2 • Poem by Théophile Gautier"
Sérénade italienne [Italian serenade]
  "No. 5 from Sept mélodies, Op. 2 • Poem by Paul Bourget"
Nocturne
  "No. 1 from Quatre mélodies, Op. 8 • Poem by Maurice Bouchor"
Amour d'antan [To an old love]
  "No. 2 from Quatre mélodies, Op. 8 • Poem by Maurice Bouchor"
Printemps triste [Joyless spring]
  "No. 3 from Quatre mélodies, Op. 8 • Poem by Maurice Bouchor"
Nos souvenirs [Memories]
  "No. 4 from Quatre mélodies, Op. 8 • Poem by Maurice Bouchor"
La cigale [cicada]
  "No. 4 from Quatre mélodies, Op. 13 • Poem by Leconte de Lisle"
La caravane [The caravan]
  Op. 14 • Poem by Théophile Gautier
Le temps des lilas [The time of lilacs]
  "Closing section of "La mort de l'amour" -Part 3 of Poème de l'amour et de l mer; Op. 19 • Poem by Murice Bouchor"
Serre chaude [Greenhouse]
  "No. 1 from Serres chaudes, Op. 24 • Poem by Maurice Maeterlinck"
Serre d'ennui [Hothouse of ennui]
  "No. 2 from Serres chaudes, Op. 24 • Poem by Maurice Maeterlinck"
Lassitude
  "No. 3 from Serres chaudes, Op. 24 • Poem by Maurice Maeterlinck"
Fauves las [Wearied beasts]
  "No. 4 from Serres chaudes, Op 24 • Poem by Maurice Maeterlinck"
Oraison [A prayer]
  "No. 5 from Serres chaudes, Op 24 • Poem by Maurice Maeterlinck"
Lesheures [The hours]
  "No. 1 from Trois lieder, Op. 27 • Poem by Camille Mauclair"
Ballade
  "No. 2 from Trois lieder, Op. 27 • Poem by Camille Mauclair"
Les couronnes [Garlands]
  "No. 3 from Trois lieder, Op. 27 • Poem by Camille Mauclair"
Chanson de clowns [Song of the clowns]
  "No. 1 from Chansons de Shakespeare, Op. 28 • Text by Maurice Bouchor, based on "Come away, come away, death" from William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene iv"
Chanson d'amour [Song of love]
  "No. 2 from Chansons de Shakespeare, Op. 28 • Text by Maurice Bouchor, based on "Take, O! take those lips away" from William Shakespeare's Meaure for Measure, Act IV, Scene I"
Chanson d'Ophèlia [Ophelia's song]
  "No. 3 from Chansons de Shakespeare, Op. 28 • Text by Maurice Bouchor, based on "He is dead and gone, lady" from William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Act IV Scene v"
La chanson bien douce [A very sweet song]
  "No. 1 from Deux poèmes, Op. 34 • Poem by Paul Verlaine"
Cantique à lépouse [A canticle for the wife]
"No. 1 from Deux mélodies, Op. 36 • Poem by Albert Jounet"
Dans la forêt du charme et de l'enchantement
  [In the forest of charm and enchantment]
  "No. 2 from Deux mélodies, Op. 36 • Poem by Jean Moréas"
Chanson perpétuelle [Perpetual chanson]
  Op. 37 • Poem by Charles Cros
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