Reynaldo Hahn. À Chloris, for voice & piano (from “Melodies, Book II”). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook · twitter. Reynaldo Hahn. Publisher: Alphonse Leduc. A Chloris (). Publisher. Alphonse Leduc. Category. Soloist(s) and Orchestra. Sub Category. String Orchestra. Reynaldo Hahn: À Chloris. February 26, | Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. Share this post. From Caramoor’s Vice-President of Programming.

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Hahn’s family moved to Paris when he was three years old. If it be true, Chloris, that thou lovst me, And I understand that thou dost love me wellI do not believe that even kings Could know such happiness as mine.

It uses one of his favourite devices where the accompaniment is a piano piece with its own momentum; over this the voice embroiders an inspired overlay which seems half sung and half spoken, moving with conversational grace between whispered confidences and declarations of love in full voice.

Paul Verlaineanother poet whose lyrics inspired many of Reynaldo’s songs, had on one occasion a chance to hear the young composer’s settings of his poems which Hahn entitled Chansons grisesbegun in when Hahn was twelve years old and finished three years later. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Many of the hallmarks of Hahn’s music are already evident in “Si mes vers”: Radio Broadcasts, – Songs by Reynaldo Hahn. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

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Like many other French song composers of the time, Hahn was attracted to Hugo’s poetry. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.


Introspection Late Night Partying. While at the front he composed a song cycle based on poems by Robert Louis Stevenson. The famed soprano Sybil Sanderson and the writer Alphonse Daudet invited Hahn into their social sphere.

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Marc Boucher sings Reynaldo Hahn. At 40, he was older than the official conscription age but was accepted and served, first as a private, finally reaching the rank of corporal. At the age of eight, Hahn composed his first songs.

Hahn famously told her: Alfred Cortot and Maurice Ravel were fellow students. Although he showed interest in his native music of Caracas in his youth, France would “determine and define Hahn’s musical identity in later life”. Views Read Edit View history. For many years he was the influential music critic of the leading Paris daily, Le Figaro.

A Century of French Song. His writing, like Proust’s, chloriz characterised by a deft skill in depicting small details. Songs of Reynaldo Hahn. Her distinctive, intelligent, warm, bright-sounding mezzo-soprano will be enjoyed by her growing ‘army’ of fans in this rich, romantic repertoire. Hahn honed his writing skills during this period, becoming one of the best critics on music and musicians. The Art of Susan Graham.

From this exposure and publicity, Hahn came into contact with many leading artists in Paris in addition to the relationships he cultivated at the Conservatoire. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. This song declares itself immediately as a variation on the Renaissance and Baroque tradition of the pastoral song, with its use of the title, “To Chloris, ” Chloris and Phyllis were the generic names for pastoral shepherdesses and nymphs in Renaissance and Baroque literatureand chlodis ornamentation in the accompaniment, the repeated trills and turns, also evoke the realm of the Baroque song.

À Chloris, for voice & piano (from “Melodies, Book II”)

The Songs fo Reynaldo Hahn. He also served in the s and s as general manager of the Cannes Casino opera house. The Art of Theodor Uppman: Streams Videos All Posts. However, the work is not a mere imitation; it is chlrois modern song, one that pays homage to, rather than imitates, the older models. Genre Vocal Music Classical. The famed courtesan Liane de Pougy referred to Hahn in her diary as the “sweetness in her life.


Forced to leave Paris in during the Nazi occupation, he returned at the end of the war in to fulfill his appointment as director of the Paris Opera. Songs of Love Through the Ages. They became lovers [6] and often travelled together and collaborated on various projects.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Everything I have ever done has always been thanks to Reynaldo. All that they say of ambrosia Does not fire my imagination Like the hahm of thine eyes. The total effect is particularly lovely and surprisingly sensual, as the singer dwells upon his happiness in her love.

In Reynaldo composed “Si mes vers avaient des ailes” to a poem by Victor Hugo ; it was an instant success when published by Le Figaro. Yale University Press p. By the age of nineteen inHahn had written many songs about love; however, his worldly sophistication masked shyness about his own personal feelings. How unwelcome death would be, If it came to exchange my fortune With the joy of heaven! This page was last edited on hcloris Decemberat AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Share on facebook twitter tumblr. One of those projects, Portraits de peintresis a work consisting of spoken text with piano chlooris.