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ABOUT THE MÉLODIE
From Second recueil de 20 mélodies, N.14
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key E Major
Language French
Composer Reynaldo Hahn 1874 – 1947
Poet Théophile de Viau 1590 – 1626
Range À Chloris
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À Chloris, a setting by Théophile de Viau, was composed by Reynaldo Hahn in 1816 (E Major) and published in 1922 as number 14 in his book Second recueil de 20 mélodies.

Reynaldo Hahn composed this song in 1916, a few years after becoming French (in 1912) and volunteering as a soldier during WWI to fight for his country. He wrote this poem as war was raging under his eyes, making this song even more timeless, as if frozen, into another historical area.
He choose to set a beautiful poem of Théophile de Viau, a famous poet of the French baroque period. As most poets and thinkers of the baroque period, he shared a passion for Greek mythology. Chloris, was a Nymph symbolizing spring, flowers and new beginnings. She is said, in Greek mythology, to have married Zephyrus, the god of west wind. The text expresses the delight of being loved by such a creature.

Reynaldo Hahn chose to open the song with a perpetual walking baroque bass in dialogue with a celestial melody. The voice slowly strolls between those two textures, leaning into slow deliberate dips creating a delightful soothing atmosphere.
One can only be reminded of Bach when listening to this melody: Bach, Greek mythology with a zest of French baroque elegance.

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À Chloris originated was composed by Reynaldo Hahn . The original lyrics are in French. The melodious note arrangement of À Chloris 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 Chloris sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing À Chloris 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 Chloris by R. Hahn sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

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À Chloris piano accompaniment is offered by Lyribox is mellow and smooth. It feeds the poem an underlying pulse, adding a sense of propulsion to it. Meanwhile the vocal line flows in a dreamy leisure manner forcing the audience into a calming and languid mood. The vocal line of À Chloris by Lyribox has the potential to provide slight pitch support for the voice’s sometimes unusual intervals, enhancing the fullness of it. This accompaniment is not at all demanding. Using these rich À Chloris accompaniments you could create one of the most brilliant performances that is pregnant with layers and layers of expressions. Purchase the À Chloris piano accompaniment together with the vocal line accompaniment from Lyribox today!

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Translation
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