Chanson d'avril (Bizet, Georges)



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Massenetique (2010/10/29)

Language French
Publisher. Info. 20 Mélodies, Op.21 (Soprano ou Ténor), No.1
Paris: Choudens, n.d.[1873]. Plate A.C. 2485.
Reprinted Miami: Kalmus/Belwin, n.d.(1990). Catalog K.06831.
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PMLP110627-Bizet - Chanson dAvril.pdf

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Aldona Jones (2010/1/20)

Language French / English
Translator Eugène Oudin (1858-1894), English text
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1888. Plate 5886.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title Chanson d'avril
Alternative. Title Song of April
Composer Bizet, Georges
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GB 92 ; WD 75
Key F major, E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante espressivo (107 bars)
Text Incipit Lève-toi ! lève-toi ! le printemps vient de naître
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1871
First Publication. 1871 - Paris: Choudens, Plate A.C. 2081, 5 pages.
Librettist Louis Bouilhet (1822-1869)
Language French
Dedication à Madame Barthe-Banderall
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Bizet catalogue
Extra Information Though the F major was published first, it is unclear which key the work was originally composed in.