Certainly one of the most moving and "in love" tunes of Rameau's masterpiece that constitutes the Indes Galantes.
The 3rd voice (Tenor) can easily be completed by the alto voice, thus dividing the soprano into Sop 1, Sop2 (or Mezzo).
A madrigal for 2 soprano and bass voices with basso continuo.
Lovers, what do you say?
Sigh, run away, cry, mourn.
Do what you know.
Nothing turns luck or destiny into love.
Alas, the unlucky is always unhappy.
This score extracted from a...
- O! Genty, joly verre (Dubuisson)
- Combien de fois avec mon verre
- Bon vin (J-B Bousset)
- Profitons des bienfaits (Bodin de Boismortier)
- Que ferons-nous, amis ? (Bouteiller)
- Je ne veux plus dormir (Dornel)
- C'est dans la saison de...
The air of court, very fashionable in the XVIIth century was initially a song for soloist with accompaniment of basso continuo. It has evolved into vocal polyphonies with light instrumental accompaniment, to allow connoisseurs of good music to...
What will we do, Friends
In this terrible winter?
Our barrels are emptied and No new wine! ...
Let's go and spend the winter with our friend Grégoire;
At René's, spring;
Summer at Gros Lucas ...
Good drinkers are never ungrateful.
Jean-Baptiste Weckerlin's piano accompaniment is also available: MeF 319
What! Still drinking songs?
Will I never hear songs to eat?
Vine everywhere we celebrate its glory!
Nobody says a word about the vegetable garden!
A gallant song in a dialog form (my dear lover, ...my dear mistress). Everything has been said, but this is here in a such elegant way that one can only fall in love with this piece by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier published in 1732!
In Paris, a Seine water pump was installed on the Pont-Neuf to supply the pools and gardens of the nearby Tuileries. The facade of the building was decorated with gilded bronzes representing Christ and the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well. The...
Although out of fashion, with the opera and Lully (son-in-law of Lambert), the "airs de cour" (court songs) knew momentary revivals during which Michel Lambert showed all his art of polyphonic writing, in a certain old style.
Its text service is...