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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA67376
Recording details: August 2002
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Nicholas Parker
Engineered by Mike Hatch
Release date: May 2003
Total duration: 4 minutes 58 seconds

Le Sylphe, M73
First line:
Je suis un sylphe, une ombre, un rien, un rêve
author of text

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The Franck songs show two sides of his personality. Le Sylphe written in 1842–3 to words by Alexandre Dumas, is a charming and sensuous example of Franck’s early secular style.

from notes by Steven Isserlis © 2003

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