Douce mer

Song TitleDouce mer (Search)
Composer(s):Georges Bizet
Author(s):Alphonse de Lamartine
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Sea; Calming; Closing; Comfort; Crashing; Eternal; Eyes; Ferrymen; Floating; Love; Lovers; Lulling; Melismas; Metaphor: Sea as Lover; Moaning; Murmuring; Nature; Oars; Orange trees; Seas; Shadows; Skiffs; Souls; Sweet; Tired; Trusting; Vines; Waves
First LineMumure autour de ma nacelle (Search)
Average Duration3:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1867 (Search)
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Larger WorkVingt mélodies pour chant et piano (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
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Catalog DesignationOp. 21 no. 14; WD 74 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: Eb4 - Ab5 (Search)
Original KeyAb Major (Search)
Dedicated ToVictor Capoul (Search)
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