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ABOUT THE MÉLODIE
From Venezia, N.1
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo / Alto/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key Eb Major
Language Italian
Composer Reynaldo Hahn 1874 – 1947
Poet Pietro Pagello 1807 – 1898
Range Sopra l'acqua indormenzada
Presentation

Sopra l’acqua indormenzada, a setting by Pietro Pagello, was composed by Reynaldo Hahn in 1901. It is the first song of Hahn’s song cycle Venezia.

Reynaldo Hahn composed his song cycle, Venezia, during his stay in Italy around 1900 (it was published a year later in 1901). He had come to join his lover, Marcel Proust, resting in Battaglia, a small thermal city. He found inspiration in the traditional Italian songs he heard in Venice and tried to capture their spirit, in his song cycle, Venezia. Five songs of his cycle are dedicated to friends, present during Hahn’s stay in Venice.

Sopra l’acqua indormenzada is the first song of Venezia. It is now dedicated to Emma Calvé, a famous operatic singer, very close to Paolo Tosti and Reynaldo Hahn. In a first, unpublished version, Hahn had dedicated the song to Georgio Sand (French writer, famous for being the lover of Pietro Pagello, the author of the poem).
Likewise, the other songs of the cycle, Sopra l’acqua indormenzada is written in an Italian dialect -Venetian- so special attention to the pronunciation is required.
This song presents itself as a typical Barcarolle with its undulated 6/8. The melody, at the vocal line, with its zealous, ascending leaps, seems fueled with passion and delight.

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Sopra l’acqua indormenzada originated was composed by Reynaldo Hahn. The original lyrics are in Italian. The melodious note arrangement of Sopra l’acqua indormenzada 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. Sopra l’acqua indormenzada sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing Sopra l’acqua indormenzada 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 Sopra l’acqua indormenzada by R. Hahn sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

Accompaniment
Sopra l’acqua indormenzada 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 Sopra l’acqua indormenzada 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 Sopra l’acqua indormenzada accompaniments you could create one of the most brilliant performances that is pregnant with layers and layers of expressions. Purchase the Sopra l’acqua indormenzada piano accompaniment together with the vocal line accompaniment from Lyribox today!

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Translation
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