2 Songs, Op.1 (Fauré, Gabriel)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: J. Maho, n.d.(1869). (?)
Reprinted Paris: J. Hamelle, n.d.(after 1877). Plate J. 2692bis H.
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Misc. Notes The original publisher was either Maho or Choudens; Nectoux (2004) suggests Choudens. However, see Comments.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: J. Maho, n.d.[1871].
Reprinted Paris: J. Hamelle, n.d.(after 1877). Plate J. 2698 H.
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General Information

Work Title 2 Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Fauré, Gabriel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.1
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGF 90
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 pieces:
  1. Le papillon et la fleur
  2. Mai
First Performance. 1868 August 13 (Le papillon et la fleur)
First Publication. 1869, 1871
Librettist Victor Hugo (1802-1885)
Language French
Dedication see below
  1. Mme Miolan-Carvalho
  2. ?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

  • "Le papillon et la fleur" was originally in D major, but was transposed to simplify the accompanist's job.1

Apparently according to Nectoux (2004) No.1 was published by Choudens in 1869 (not by J. Maho).

Print Sources Consulted

  • Nectoux, Jean-Michel. Fauré / Les voix du clair-obscur. 2e édition revue (Paris: Favard, 2008) ; also, Nectoux: Gabriel Fauré: A Musical Life (CUP, 2004)