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Le Nuits d'Été

Le Nuits d'Été

Six songs based on poems by Théophile Gautier


  • Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano and wind quintet
  • Edition: score (also performance score)
  • Language: French
  • Order No.: ED 22719 Q47340
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Description
This arrangement of the well-known song cycle by Berlioz was commissioned by a Dutch ensemble in 2008. The arranger Henk de Vlieger made it his business to give expression to the intimate character of the six songs. Here the oboe d'amore, cor anglais and bass clarinet give each song its own distinctive colour. The result, however, was so convincing that de Vlieger wondered 'why Berlioz himself had not considered such an instrumentation'.
Details
Content text: I. Villanelle
II. Le sprectre de la rose
III. Sur les lagunes
IV. Absence
V. Au cimetière (Clair de lune)
VI: L'île inconnue
Performance duration: 31'0"
Publisher: Schott Music
page number: 148
Delivery rights: worldwide
This arrangement of the well-known song cycle by Berlioz was commissioned by a Dutch ensemble in 2008. The arranger Henk de Vlieger made it his business to give expression to the intimate character of the six songs. Here the oboe d'amore, cor anglais and bass clarinet give each song its own distinctive colour. The result, however, was so convincing that de Vlieger wondered 'why Berlioz himself had not considered such an instrumentation'.
Content text: I. Villanelle
II. Le sprectre de la rose
III. Sur les lagunes
IV. Absence
V. Au cimetière (Clair de lune)
VI: L'île inconnue
Performance duration: 31'0"
Publisher: Schott Music
page number: 148
Delivery rights: worldwide