Il est doux de se coucher

Song TitleIl est doux de se coucher (Search)
Composer(s):Maurice Ravel
Author(s):Évariste Desiré de Forges (Évariste Parny)
Keyword(s) & Features: Abandoning; Afternoon; Birds; Braiding; Breezes; Chasing; Comfort; Company; Contentment; Cool; Dancing; Ears; Ecstatic; Enjoyment; Evening; Fields; Girls; Glistening; Greed; Hair; Home; Hot; Invitations; Kisses; Leaves; Listening; Meals; Moon; Mountains; Music; Nature; Passage of time; Peace; Pleasing; Pleasure; Posture; Preparing; Quiet; Relaxation; Resting; Rice; Serenity; Singing; Sitting; Slow; Songs; Souls; Steps; Stillness; Suggestions; Sweet; Tones; Tranquility; Treading; Trees; Vignette; Waiting; Women
First LineIl est doux de se coucher (Search)
Year of composition 1925 - 1926 (Search)
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Larger WorkChansons madécasses (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
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Catalog DesignationM. 78 no. 3 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Dedicated ToElizabeth Sprague Coolidge (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceYes (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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