Song TitlePrison (Search)
Composer(s):Gabriel Fauré
Author(s):Paul Verlaine
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Asking; Bells; Birds; Blue; Calm; Children; Cities; Crying; Descriptions; Foliage; God; Lamenting; Life; Nature; Observing; Peace; Praying; Questions; Ringing; Roofs; Rumors; Sadness; Simple; Singing; Sky; Soft; Towns; Tranquility; Trees; Unrest; Weeping; Youth
First LineLe ciel est, par-dessus le toit (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1894 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger Work2 Songs, Op. 83 (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsDecadent Movement (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
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Catalog DesignationOp. 83 no. 1 (Search)
Range: Eb4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyEb minor (Search)
Recommended Printed SourcePeters Urtext Vol.3 (High/Medium) (Search)
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