2 Songs, RT V/16 (Delius, Frederick)

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Language French / German
Translator Gerhard Tischer (1877-1959), German text
Publisher. Info. Frederick Delius — Drei Lieder — Dichtungen von P. Verlaine.
Cöln am Rhein: Tischer & Jagenberg, 1910. Plate T. & J. 19–20.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Still considered two songs in Delius' catalog though first published together as part of three.
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Work Title Two Songs
Alternative. Title Deux mélodies, poésies de Paul Verlaine
Composer Delius, Frederick
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RT V/16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFD 39
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 pieces
  1. Il pleure dans mon cœur
  2. Le ciel est, par-dessus le toit
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1895
First Publication. 1896 (Il pleure)
1910 as part of 3 songs
Librettist Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, Piano
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Delius.music.ox.ac.uk

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AMG describes RT V/16 as 2 melodies for voice and piano or orchestra. Indeed, according to Delius and His Music (p.495) "Mélodies" was Delius' title. (Delius was not a French composer so our tag remains unchanged.)

According to Delius@Oxford, the two songs were published as Three Songs by Tischer in 1910 but "Il pleure" had been published separately earlier. (They were not published together before 1910 however.)