Song record peer reviewed by Editorial Board member: Jacquelyn Matava
Song TitleAbsence (Search)
Composer(s):Hector Berlioz
Author(s):Théophile Gautier
Keyword(s) & Features: Absence; Beloved; Bitter; Country; Crimson; Desires; Distance; Fate; Flowers; Hamlets; Harsh; Hearts; Hooves; Horses; Kisses; Life; Longing; Love; Missing; Mountains; Nature; Night; Returning; Separation; Smiles; Space; Summer; Sun; Towns; Unhappiness; Valleys
First LineReviens, reviens, ma bien aimée (Search)
Average Duration5:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1840 - 1943 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=108829
Larger WorkLes nuits d'été (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsParnassianism; Romanticism (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/4/4e/IMSLP25058-PMLP56273-Berlioz_-_Les_nuits_d’été_(voice_and_piano).pdf
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/42n29KCJplRLLIpexCMvIl
Link to IPA Source https://www.ipasource.com/absence-11491.html
Catalog DesignationOp. 7 no. 4 (H 85) (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMezzo-soprano or Tenor
Range: C#4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyF# Major (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
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