Arc-en-ciel d'innocence

Song TitleArc-en-ciel d'innocence (Search)
Composer(s):Olivier Messiaen
Author(s):Olivier Messiaen
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Child; Admiring; Babies; Bells; Birds; Boys; Braiding; Children; Composer is Poet; Cotton; Day; Dolls; Dragonflies; Dreaming; Earth; Easter; Eyes; Falling; Familial Love; Fathers; Fun; Games; Good Morning; Hands; Heaven; Infants; Innocence; Innocent; Jumping; Letters; Loving; Melismas; Morning; Mouths; One hundred; Parents; Questions; Rainbows; Shoulders; Silence; Singing; Sky; Smiles; Smiling; Sun; Time; Tired; Toys; Trembling; Working; Wrists; Writing
First LinePilule, tu t'├ętire comme une majuscule de vieux missel (Search)
Average Duration4:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1938 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkChants de terre et de ciel (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
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Difficulty LevelGraduate; Professional (Search)
Catalog DesignationChants de terre et de ciel, no. 4 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: C4 - G#5 (Search)
Dedicated ToThe composer's son, Pascal (Search)
Premiered ByMarcelle Bunlet, soprano & Olivier Messiaen, piano; January 23, 1939 (Search)
Recommended Printed Source (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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