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From Ariettes oubliées, L.60, N.1
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key E Major
Language French
Composer Claude Debussy 1862 – 1918
Poet Paul Verlaine 1844 – 1896
Range C’est l’extase langoureuse

C’est l’extase langoureuse , a setting by Paul Verlaine, was composed by Claude Debussy between 1885 and 1887 (E Major) and published in 1888. It is the first song of his song cycle, Ariettes oubliées.

Debussy will have set in all and for all, 19 different poems written by Verlaine. He composed his first set of Ariettes oubliées at the villa Medecis after winning the prix de Rome as a young composer. This song cycle marks Debussy’s transition to becoming a more individual and original French composer, as he leans towards Wagnerian harmonies. The harmonic colors become very chromatic and tonally ambiguous, elements Debussy will later develop further.
C’est l’extase langoureuse is the first song of the cycle. The composer underlines the sensuality of the poem with a thin, floating vocal line. The harmonies, ambiguously luscious at the piano, seem to figure languorous ecstasy. All vocal effects must be delicate and controlled to avoid vulgarity and embody a certain quintessence of French voluptuousness.

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