La lettre de Geneviève

Song TitleLa lettre de Geneviève (Search)
Composer(s):Claude Debussy
Author(s):Maurice Maeterlinck
Keyword(s) & Features: Afraid; Age; Arkel; Asking; Brothers; Children; Daughters; Families; Far; Fathers; Fear; Finding; Forests; Forgiveness; Forgiving; Hope; Kindness; Knowing; Lamps; Letters; Lost; Loving; Marriage; Marrying; Meeting; Messages; Mothers; Mystery; Pelléas; Profound; Questioning; Reading; Recitative; Reconciliation; Returning; Sailing; Seas; Ships; Sobbing; Springs; Tears; Towers; Uncertainty; Weeping; Welcoming; Writing
First LineVoici ce qu'il écrit à son frère Pélléas: (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1893 - 1902 (Search)
Larger WorkPelléas et Mélisande (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsSymbolism (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/d/d6/IMSLP33280-PMLP09094-Debussy-L088vsFR.pdf#page=28
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4PKrhyZD7s
Catalog DesignationL 88 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerContralto
Range: A3 - C5 (Search)
Premiered ByJeanne Gerville-Réache (Search)
NotesSung by Geneviève in Act I, scene ii (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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