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By Charles Francois Gounod

Winds and Piano soprano voice, obbligato clarinet and piano
Composed by Charles Francois Gounod (1818-1893). Trios. Romantic. Score and parts. Published by Rosewood Publications (RW.RP-77).

Item Number: RW.RP-77

Gounod was born in Paris, the son of a pianist mother and an artist father. His mother was his first piano teacher. Under her tutelage, Gounod first showed his musical talents. He entered the Paris Conservatoire where he studied under Fromental Halevy and Pierre Zimmermann. In 1839, he won the Prix de Rome for his cantata Fernand. He was following his father, Francois-Louis Gounod (d. 1823), who had won the second Prix de Rome in painting in 1783.

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  • 5

    Adelaide,South Australia
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2012-01-01 00:00:00.0 Gounod Serenade

    Lovely minature for soprano voice (French lyrics)and pianoforte with clarinet obbligato. Lilting 6/8 rhythm in which the sum is greater than the parts: that is each part is of easy/intermediate difficulty but the overall effect belies this simplicity.

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