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Plaisir d'amour

1859; orchestration
arrangement with solo viola

The setting of Jean-Paul-Égide Martini’s Plaisir d’amour (to a poem by Jean-Pierre Florian, an eighteenth-century author of romantic tales that Berlioz was much addicted to in his childhood) was made in about 1859, for a small orchestra of flutes, clarinets, horns and strings, the voice part here taken by solo viola.

from notes by David Cairns © 2018

La musique de Plaisir d’amour de Jean-Paul-Égide Martini (sur un poème de Jean-Pierre Florian, auteur de contes romantiques du XVIIIe siècle qui passionna Berlioz dans son enfance) fut composée vers 1859 pour un petit orchestre (flûtes, clarinettes, cors et cordes), la partie vocale étant interprétée ici par l’alto solo.

extrait des notes rédigées par David Cairns © 2018
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Seine Einrichtung des Liedes Plaisir d’amour von Jean-Paul-Égide Martini (auf ein Gedicht von Jean-Pierre Florian, einem Autor des 18. Jahrhunderts, dessen romantischen Geschichten Berlioz als Kind verfallen gewesen war) schrieb Berlioz 1859 für ein kleines Orchester aus Flöten, Klarinetten, Hörnern und Streichern; die Singstimme übernimmt hier die Solobratsche.

aus dem Begleittext von David Cairns © 2018
Deutsch: Friedrich Sprondel


Berlioz: Harold in Italy & other orchestral works
Studio Master: CDA68193Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The King's Singers - Gold
Studio Master: SIGCD500Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 6 on CDA68193 [3'49]
Track 14 on SIGCD500 CD3 [2'58] Download only

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