Mélodies et ChansonsItem #: HL.50488445
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Composed by Arthur Honegger.
Voice and Piano. Vocal Collection. Voicing/Format: Voice and Piano. 9x12 inches. 112 pages. Published by Editions Salabert. (HL.50488445)
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Honegger (1892-1955) became famous as a young man as one of the Parisian group known as Les Six. Being basically a traditional romantic, he was the least likely member of the avant-garde clan. Today Honegger is best remembered for his large pieces (such as King David and Une Cantate de Noël), but he was also an excellent composer of chanson. This is a major recital literature that has languished in relative obscurity. The collection contains 36 songs in French, spanning more than 30 years of the composer's career. Original keys only, various voice ranges. Contents: Chanson (1924) · Chanson des Quatre · Chanson L'emigrant · Deux Chants D'ariel · Mimaamaquin (1946) · Petit Cours de Morale · Priere (1925) · Trois Psaumes · 3 Chanson Petite Sirene · 3 Poemes de Claudel · 3 Poemes de Paul Fort · 4 Chansons Voix Grave · 6 Poemes D'apollinaire · 6 Poesies de J.Cocteau.