||Hymne à la Nuit
||La Nuit de Rameau
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
||1952 - Paris: Procure de musique religieuse, Plate P. 3400 G.
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||Édouard Sciortino (1893-1979)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||mixed chorus (SATB)
||Based on a theme from Hippolyte et Aricie, RCT 43 by Rameau
||*Hymne à la Nuit is freely based on a theme from Jean-Philippe Rameau's opera Hippolyte et Aricie (1733), where it appears as the Duo of the Priestesses of Diana "Rendons un éternel hommage" (1st act, 3rd scene) in a different key (G major) and a faster tempo.