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Trois Chansons (de Charles d'Orleans) by Claude Debussy (1862-1918). For Choral (SATB). Choral. Softcover. 32 pages. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50600017).
ISBN 0634062832. 6.75x10.5 inches.
1. Dieu! qui'il la fait bon regarder
2. Quant j'ai ouy le tabourin
3. Yver, vous n'este qu'un villain
Here published as a set at an attractive price, these three miniatures are a staple of the a cappella choral repertoire. Claude Debussy (1862-1918) set the evocative, playful poems of Charles d'Orleans (1394-1465) in his accessible, immediately appealing style. Pristine new engravings feature, for the first time, a piano reduction for rehearsal. Translations for study are included.
Location: from London UK
August 27, 2012
Large print, clear words, includes several pages showing how to pronounce the French words. The addition of the piano reduction below each line makes it longer than other editions of the same pieces, but luckily the measure numbers are the same. It takes some note-bashing, probably with a piano and...
4 of 8 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Burlington, VT
July 25, 2012
I was delighted to discover that Debussy had written a set of 3 Chansons, and ordered them for my A Cappella group. The writing looks charming throughout. #1 is gorgeous but challenging; #2 is quite charming, requires lots of divisi in the tenors; #3 is tricky but great fun, and...
5 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Durham, NC