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From Beau soir, L. 6
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key E Major
Language French
Composer Claude Debussy 1862 – 1918
Poet Paul Bourget 1852 – 1935
Range Beau soir

Beau soir, a setting by Paul Bourget, was composed by Claude Debussy in 1877 and first published in 1891.

In 1877, year of the composition, Debussy has just turned fifteen and is studying in the Paris Conservatoire of Music. He had not yet started studying composition so the result of this work of his seems even more impressive. These early songs are still impregnated with a certain academism, even if, certain glimpses of his future personal composition style are already displayed. This song would be published years later in 1891.

Beau soir sets a poem of Paul Bourget describing the effects of a sunset on our viewer: it convinces him of been hedonistic and enjoying life. In these early songs, Debussy already uses harmony to voice the emotions expressed in the text. Clearly adventurous in the matter, the parallel fifths at the piano would become a hallmark of his style. The piano accompaniment with its large-scale arpeggios seems to expand as the heart of our protagonist into sensual pleasure. The use of the lower range of the voice in the vocal part are also characteristic of Debussy’s later style.

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

Beau soir 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 Beau soir 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 Beau soir accompaniments you could create one of the most brilliant performances that is pregnant with layers and layers of expressions. Purchase the Beau soir piano accompaniment together with the vocal line accompaniment from Lyribox today!

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