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À l'ombres des bosquets chante un jeune poète by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (1815-1891)
Reproduced by permission of The Wallace Collection, London / Bridgeman Art Library, London
Track(s) taken from CDA66856
Recording details: January 1996
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Release date: January 1997
Total duration: 3 minutes 6 seconds

Une flûte invisible
First line:
Viens! – une flûte invisible
composer
1885
author of text
Les contemplations

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James Gilchrist (tenor), Alison Nicholls (harp), Jaime Martin (flute)
Introduction
Naïve in its simplicity, Saint-Saëns’ charming little trio Une flûte invisible (1885) sets words by Victor Hugo. We hear with a lover’s ear the sounds of shepherds and birds as peaceful and joyous music, but of course it is the song of love he finds the most beguiling.

from notes by Alison Nicholls © 2008


Other albums featuring this work
'Romantic Residues' (CDA67725)
Romantic Residues

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