Chant d'hiver, Op.15 (Ysaÿe, Eugène)




For Violin and Piano

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Performers Jean-Claude Féret (violin), Christine Féret (piano)
Publisher Info. Jean-Claude Féret and Christine Féret
Misc. Notes Public concert (50th Anniversary of Ysaÿe's death) never published, 1981.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Piano

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Publisher. Info. London: Enoch & Sons, 1902. Plate E. & C. 4880.
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General Information

Work Title Chant d'hiver
Alternative. Title Poème No.3 pour Violon et Orchestre
Composer Ysaÿe, Eugène
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEY 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1902 – Paris: Enoch
Dedication A ma femme
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: violin
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, timpani, strings

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The poem form has been widely used by Ysaÿe: 1 vln & orch., 2 vln & orch., vln & Cello & orch., Cello & orch., string quartet & orch., string orchestra. Chausson followed his example. Generally the pieces are depicting a scene (Poème élégiaque: Romeo & Juliet) or a text (Chant d'hiver: "tot sonle si plinde, tot sonle chouler…, les neiges d'antan: Villon), or an emotion (Poème élégiaque) or a situation (Exil !) and the related emotion…