Song TitleNahandove (Search)
Composer(s):Maurice Ravel
Author(s):Évariste Desiré de Forges (Évariste Parny)
Keyword(s) & Features: Admiring; Adoration; Anticipation; Beauty; Beds; Beginning; Being Anxious; Birds; Breathing; Burning; Calm; Caressing; Catching; Charms; Closeness; Contentment; Couples; Death; Delay; Delight; Desires; Dew; Ecstasy; Enchanted; Enjoyment; Evening; Excitement; Eyes; Fading; Flowers; Fulfillment; Gazing; Hair; Hands; Happiness; Heads; Herbs; Infatuation; Intimacy; Joy; Kisses; Languishing; Laps; Leaves; Leaving; Lightning; Listening; Lively; Love; Lust; Meeting; Moist; Moon; Motion; Nahandove; Night; Passing; Peace; Pleasure; Pressing; Quick; Rapture; Reaching; Ready; Recognizing; Resting; Returning; Reunions; Rustling; Sadness; Scents; Seducing; Senses; Sensual; Separated Love; Separation; Sex; Shining; Singing; Skirts; Smiling; Souls; Stopping; Sunset; Sweet; Sweethearts; Together; Trysts; Waiting; Walking; Weary; Women; Worthy; Youth
First LineNahandove, ô belle Nahandove (Search)
Year of composition 1926 (Search)
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Larger WorkChansons madécasses (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
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Catalog DesignationM. 78 no. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Dedicated ToElizabeth Sprague Coolidge (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceYes (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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