À Cupidon

Song TitleÀ Cupidon (Search)
Composer(s):Darius Milhaud
Composer Underrepresented GroupJewish (Search)
Author(s):Pierre de Ronsard
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Cupid; Amusing; Arrows; Autumn; Bitter; Ceasing; Contrast: Day vs. Night; Cupid; Dark; Day; Dwelling; Fevers; Fury; God; Harmful Love; Lazy; Love; Lovestruck; Marks; Metaphor: Love as Illness; Muses; Night; Personification: Day; Personification: Night; Pursuing; Roman mythology; Seasons; Shadows; Shining; Storms; Summer; Tormenting; Wind
First LineLe jour pousse la nuit, (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1941 (Search)
Larger WorkChansons de Ronsard (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsLa pléiade (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmehIso1kY8
Link to IPA Source https://www.ipasource.com/a-cupidon-8893.html
Catalog DesignationOp. 223 no. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: E4 - D6 (Search)
Original KeyBb Major (Search)
Premiered ByLily Pons (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsWritten for coloratura soprano Lily Pons (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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