2 Mélodies, Op.50 (Roussel, Albert)

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Sheet Music


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Daphnis (2008/10/13)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1934. Plate D. & F. 12,431.
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General Information

Work Title 2 Mélodies
Alternative. Title
Composer Roussel, Albert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50 ; L.63
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAR 30
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 melodies:
  1. L'heure du retour (G minor)
  2. Cœur en péril (F major)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Une bise aigre et monotone
  2. Que m'importe que l'Infante de Portugal
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1933-34
First Performance. 1935-01 in Paris (No.1)
Lucy Vauthrin

1934-12-11 in Paris (No.2)

Marcelle Bunlet
First Publication. 1934 – Paris: Durand
Librettist René Chalupt (1885-1957)
Language French
Dedication see below
  1. Marcelle Bunlet (1900-1991)
  2. Lucy Vauthrin (1885-1945)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Funny how Vauthrin and Bunlet both first performed the mélodie the other was dedicatee of.