First published in 1970, this work on the art of the French "melodie", is suitable for singers, accompanists and concert-goers alike.
The book covers 18 composers, including Berlois, Gounod, Duparc, Chausson, Faure, Debussy, Ravel, Satie and Poulenc.
Texts of nearly 200 songs are given in French, and also included are notes on pronunciation, and simple but detailed suggestions for performance and interpretation.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages, music
- Publisher: Kahn & Averill
- Publication Date: 20/06/1998
- Category: Theory of music & musicology
- ISBN: 9781871082630