Chanson d'avril (Bizet, Georges)



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Massenetique (2010/10/29)

Language French
Publisher. Info. 20 MĂ©lodies, Op.21 (Soprano ou TĂ©nor), 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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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
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 17
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 naĂ®tre
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 Ă  Madame Barthe-Banderali (Anna Barthe-Banderali)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Bizet catalogue
Extra Information Both keys issued simulatenously, it is unclear which key the work was originally composed in.