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From 2 Mélodies, Op.4, N.2
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key G Major
Language French
Composer Gabriel Fauré 1845 – 1924
Poet Leconte de Lisle 1818 – 1894
Range Lydia

Lydia, a setting by Leconte de Lisle, was composed by Gabriel Fauré around 1870. It is the second song of his song cycle, Deux mélodies, op.4.

Lydia is the second song of Fauré’s op. 4, deux mélodies. It could have been written around 1870, year where Fauré, aged 25, engaged himself as a soldier to try and stop the Germans from entering Paris. It may also have been composed a year later, around 1871, during Fauré’s stay in Switzerland.
This song is typical of the early melodies composed by Fauré. It sets, a poem from Leconte de Lisle where death is used to express erotic sensations and sexual pleasures. Fauré structures his song towards its climax, death (bar 29: je t’aime et meurs) arching the melody progressively higher. It is interesting to notice Fauré’s early use of the Lydian mode, mode that he will compose in, in many later works.

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

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