Aimons-nous

CG 449 - F major

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COMPOSITEUR: Charles Gounod
ÉDITION MUSICALE: Carus Verlag
TYPE DE PRODUIT: Vocal Score
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Choeur Mixte
The three verses of “Aimons-nous”, separated by piano interludes, are cheerful and amorous, an invitation to everlasting mutual love. The text portrays this almost as a law of nature: rivers and streams combine, the sun embraces the earth, and the birds snuggle close to each other in their nest.
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Subtitle CG 449 - F major
Compositeur Charles Gounod
Arrangeur Denis Rouger
Édition musicale Carus Verlag
Instrumentation SATB et Clavier
Taal F
Type de produit Vocal Score
Instrument Group Choeur Mixte
Année d'édition 2020
ISMN 9790007249229
Voicing SATB
Nombre de pages 8
No. CV0926000
Release Date 18/09/2020
Tiijdsduur 00:03:00
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The three verses of “Aimons-nous”, separated by piano interludes, are cheerful and amorous, an invitation to everlasting mutual love. The text portrays this almost as a law of nature: rivers and streams combine, the sun embraces the earth, and the birds snuggle close to each other in their nest. Light, rippling syncopations in the piano accompany Gounod’s typical catchy melodic writing in the vocal parts. The writer Jules Barbier was Gounod’s favored opera librettist (Faust, Roméo et Juliette), but many other 19th century opera composers also set his texts, including Camille Saint-Saëns, Giacomo Meyerbeer, and Jacques Offenbach.This art song was originally composed not for chamber choir, but for solo voice and piano. Denis Rouger has carefully adapted it to suit the requirements and expressive possibilities offered by a larger ensemble, without losing the any of the qualities of the original in the process. Each part in the choir has a melodic line drawn from the harmonic and rhythmic framework. In the process, the variety and refinement of the choral language combines with an enormous flexibility in form and expression, as French melodies or German art song demand from a soloist and pianist. The songs have been recorded by the figure humaine chamber choir on the CD "Kennst du das Land ..." (Carus 83.495).
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