Votre âme est un paysage choisi (Debussy, Claude)

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Performer Pages Héctor Valls (piano)
Publisher Info. Héctor Valls
Misc. Notes Piano accompaniment only
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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Paris: La Revue Musicale, 1926.
Musical supplement to the May issue (pp.8-13).
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General Information

Work Title Clair de lune (song, 1st setting)
Alternative. Title Clair de lune
Composer Debussy, Claude
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CD 45 ; L.32
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICD 91
Key F-sharp major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Text Incipit Votre âme est un paysage choisi
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882
First Publication. 1926 – Paris: La Revue Musicale, in musical supplement to the May issue
Librettist Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) in Fêtes galantes (No.1)
Language French
Dedication Madame Vasnier
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works The first published version (1893) is the 2nd setting of the text and differs from this version.
The second setting can be found in Fêtes galantes
External Links Centre de documentation Claude Debussy