INTERACTIVE SHEET MUSIC

AUDIO TEXT + TRANSLATION
      Audio Text : Normal
      Audio Text : Slow

 

ABOUT THE MÉLODIE
From La bonne chanson, Op.61, N.3
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key E Major
Language French
Composer Gabriel Fauré 1845 – 1924
Poet Paul Verlaine 1844 – 1896
Range La Lune blanche luit dans les bois
Presentation

La lune blanche luit dans les bois, a setting by Paul Verlaine , was composed by Gabriel Fauré in 1894 and published the same year. It is the third song of his song cycle, La Bonne Chanson.

Fauré chose in this song cycle, to set 9 poems by Verlaine, all part of his fourth poetry volume, La Bonne chanson. In this ensemble of poems, Verlaine recalls specific moments in his life, from meeting Malthide Mauté, to them marrying.
La Bonne chanson by Fauré, published in 1894, was composed during his stay in Bougival, where he was the guest of the banker Sigismond Bardac and his wife, Emma Bardac (soprano). Fauré made no mystery of with feelings for Emma (she will later be the second wife of Debussy) and the song cycle is dedicated to her. The song cycle was composed song after song, as Fauré recalls, in a very spontaneous way, Emma, trying out each day the newly composed music.

La lune blanche luit dans les bois is the third song of la Bonne Chanson. It follows, Une Sainte en son auréole, where the loved one is described as a saint with her halo (N.1). and Puisque l’aube grandit, a beautiful declaration of love (N.2).
La lune blanche luit dans les bois is a gentle but confident metaphor between the landscape and the poet’s emotion. The smooth piano accompaniment conveys a sense of flow with frequent ternary and binary fluctuations. The last pianissimo octave jump in the vocal line sounds dreamy to the listener but is, nonetheless, extremely demanding for the singer! It seems relevant to listen to Reynaldo Hahn’s version of the same text (part of his song cycle, Chansons grises), a beautiful sensual languid melody, quite a contrast to Fauré’s interpretation for the poem.

Lyribox Tutorial

Quick download

Sheet music

  • You can also transpose it in any key with our interactive sheet music and then print it. Watch our tutorial for more infos.

Translation

Recordings

      Piano accompaniment
      Vocal line
      Audio Text : Normal

Sing La Lune blanche luit dans les bois by G. Fauré

Lyribox, the popular online platform for classical sheet music, accompaniment and ipa translations brings the best by G. Fauré by offering the sheet music, accompaniments and translations to the fans gathered around the site, for the best price that could be found online. The sheet music, accompaniments and translations provided by Lyribox for are of highest quality and accuracy.
Sheet Music
La Lune blanche luit dans les bois originated was composed by Gabriel Fauré. The original lyrics are in French. The melodious note arrangement of La Lune blanche luit dans les bois 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. La Lune blanche luit dans les bois sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing La Lune blanche luit dans les bois 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 La Lune blanche luit dans les bois by G. Fauré sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

Accompaniment
La Lune blanche luit dans les bois 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 La Lune blanche luit dans les bois 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 La Lune blanche luit dans les bois accompaniments you could create one of the most brilliant performances that is pregnant with layers and layers of expressions. Purchase the La Lune blanche luit dans les bois piano accompaniment together with the vocal line accompaniment from Lyribox today!

Please wait while you are redirected...or Click Here if you do not want to wait.

Translation
Music is said to be a universal language, but when delivered in your own language the ability to feel and understand the composer’s creation becomes easier. La Lune blanche luit dans les bois , which is ranked as the best known works of G. Fauré for voice has been translated from French to English by Lyribox. Enjoy a beautiful masterpiece of Mélodie in your mother tongue. Lyribox also offers verse-to-verse translation and Ipa translation. These music translations are perfect for music schools, students learning classical music and anyone who has a passion for classical western music. Now you can reserve your by G. Fauré translation for the lowest price in the market, if your purchase it from this premium platform. Besides Lyribox has also provided you with two French audio text files of La Lune blanche luit dans les bois . One with a normal tempo and the other with a bit slowed version. Based on your preference you can choose the ideal audio file to adopt

the right pronunciation and timing. While the text file with the normal tempo will help you with your timing, the slower one will help you catch the correct French words. To get your song perfect, buy the audio texts from Lyribox now!