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Il dort encore, L34

early 1882
author of text

Even though Il dort encore, an extract from an unfinished comédie lyrique called Hymnis, contains the kind of sequences taken from Conservatoire textbooks, Debussy breaks the regularity of Banville’s verses and extends the reference to ‘Anacréon, chanteur mélodieux’, which is the heart of the song.

from notes by Roger Nichols © 2014

Même si Il dort encore, tiré d’une comédie lyrique inachevée (Hymnis), renferme des séquences typiques de manuels du Conservatoire, Debussy casse la régularité des vers de Banville pour prolonger la référence à «Anacréon, chanteur mélodieux», véritable cœur de la mélodie.

extrait des notes rédigées par Roger Nichols © 2014
Français: Hypérion


Debussy: Songs, Vol. 3
Studio Master: CDA68016Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 14 on CDA68016 [3'01]

Track-specific metadata for CDA68016 track 14

Recording date
15 February 2013
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Debussy: Songs, Vol. 3 (CDA68016)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: October 2014
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