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From 5 Mélodies, Op.58, N.4
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key D minor
Language French
Composer Gabriel Fauré 1845 – 1924
Poet Paul Verlaine 1844 – 1896
Range À Clymène

À Clymène, a setting by Paul Verlaine, was composed by Gabriel Fauré in 1891 and published the same year. It is the fourth song of his op.58, cinq Mélodies.

A Clymène is to be found in Op 58, cinq melodies by Fauré. This opus (also named Cinq mélodies vénitiennes) is not a simple collection of songs but the first song cycle Fauré ever published. He found his inspiration during a few months stay in Venice at the house of the Princess Edmond de Polignac, a fervent supporter of his. She holds a central role in convincing Fauré to continue setting poems by Verlaine (his first tries were Clair de lune and Spleen in 1887 and 1888). The song cycle is dedicated to her. All the melodies unite in a common expression of love, from the dreamlike incantation of En Sourdine, to the extraverted passionate Green.
A Clymène is the fourth melody of the cycle. This poetical description of the loved one is set into a gentle ternary 9/8. At the piano part, the soft ascending arpeggios seem to figure the celestial nature of the beloved while the melody at the vocal part, seems suspended over the harmony, like an uplifted thread of heavenly sound.

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À Clymène originated was composed by Gabriel Fauré. The original lyrics are in French. The melodious note arrangement of À Clymène ranges from pianissimo (very soft) mellow notes to forte (loud) notes carrying the player and the audience through an array of vivid emotions. The sweet soft beginning of the music piece gradually increases and decreases the loudness in smooth transitions. This music piece is decorated with phrases, slurs and an arpeggio. A perfect composition for piano players to try with an intermediate knowledge in music. Students can make use of this sweet music piece to improve their knowledge in music expressions, ornaments and sight-reading, while all music lovers could enjoy this brilliant extract whole-heartedly. À Clymène sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing À Clymène sheet music from us, you can simply sing along as you play this masterpiece on your piano. Unlike many sheet music sold online with all black notations, sheet music we offer you is marked using three distinct colors. While piano notation is illustrated in black, the music expressions and the lyrics are given in red and blue respectively. Get À Clymène by G. Fauré sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

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