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ABOUT THE MÉLODIE
From Poème de l’amour et de la mer, Op.19
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key C minor
Language French
Composer Ernest Chausson 1855 – 1899
Poet Maurice Bouchor 1855 – 1929
Range Le temps des lilas
Presentation

Le temps des lilas , a setting by Maurice Bouchor, was composed by Ernest Chausson in 1886 (C minor). It ends his song cycle, Poème de L’Amour et de la Mer, Op.19.

Le temps des lilas is part of one of Chausson’s most major works for orchestra and voice composed between 1882 and 1892.

Interestingly, it is Chausson himself that decided to incorporate the verses from le temps des lilas into the second and last song of the cycle La Mort de l’amour (The Death of Love). The poet had initially written the text separately for another song.

In 1886, Chausson decided to set the song separately from La Mort de l’amour (it is the version we decided to transcribe).

Chausson, before his early death in a bicycle accident, wrote many songs impregnated with nostalgia and anguish. The first part of the song, full of melancholy, is followed by a middle section full of turbulence and suffering. We end on the remembrance of the nostalgia of the first part, haunted by the thought of death.

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Le temps des lilas originated was composed by Ernest Chausson. The original lyrics are in French. The melodious note arrangement of Le temps des lilas 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. Le temps des lilas sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing Le temps des lilas 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 Le temps des lilas by E. Chausson sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

Accompaniment
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Translation
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