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berceuse

1. a cradlesong or lullaby
2. an instrumental piece suggestive of this, in six-eight time
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The hunt continues for a copy in original condition, as well as for a copy of Hubert's edition of Tante berceuse.
The room of Van Goghs exhibited or handled by Vollard is almost as exciting, including as it does such icons as the Met's two masterworks: L'Arlesienne: Mme Joseph-Michel Ginoux (1888-1889), the celebrated portrait of the innkeeper's wife, head on hand against a brilliant yellow ground, and La Berceuse (1889), the wife of Van Gogh's friend, the postman Roulin, clutching the rope of a cradle, against an explosive flowered ground.
The Carmen-Fantasie is delightful, as are the other popular favorites that accompany it: Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen, Tartini's "Devil's Trill," Ravel's Tzigane, Massenet's "Meditation" from Thais, and Faure's Berceuse.
But Kissin's dramatic, emotionally declarative renditions of these dissimilar Chopin pieces - the querying Sturm und Drang of the first Ballade, the Slavic dazzlement of the fourth, the soothing rhythms of the Berceuse lullaby, and the playful, hallucinatory Scherzo No.
The first is an adagio for six women and two men set to the softly drifting sounds of Ferrucio Busoni's Berceuse elegiaque, orchestrated by John Adams.
Il ne devrait pas avoir besoin que vous le berciez, que vous lui donner la tetee ou que vous lui chantiez une berceuse pour etre capable de s'endormir.
Nonetheless, the second-half opener, Berceuse Elegaique proved a gem.
The outbreak of war a month later depressed him still further, and his only other composition from that year was the Berceuse heroique for piano (also orchestrated) commissioned for a charily album honoring King Albert and the war dead of the Belgian army.
Bach; Two Antiphons by Marcel Dupre; Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Opus 18 by Cesar Franck; Berceuse by Louis Vierne; and concluding with Variations on Amazing Grace for English horn and organ by Calvin Hampton.
Both releases feature all-Debussy programs, and both releases include Nocturnes plus two other works, Premiere Rhapsodie and Jeux on the Boulez/ Cleveland disc while the Jarvi/Cincinnati disc includes Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune and Berceuse heroique.
The lavish orchestration turned the Infernal Dance of King Kashchei into a wild cacophony, before the soothing Berceuse and the reassuring Finale.
The finale to Vierne's First Symphonie was equally powerful,if rather slow, while Frederic Blanc's transcription of Pierre Cochereau's Berceuse was a serene, almost soporific, piece very much modelled on Vierne's piece of the same name.