Books on mélodies


French song from Berlioz to Duparc; Fritz Noske (UK)

The mélodies of 19th century composers (Berlioz, Gounod, Delibes, Fauré, Duparc, ...) are described and analyzed as to structure, style and prosody. It contains an extensive song catalogue.

The Interpretation of French song; Pierre Bernac (UK)

Pierre Bernac discusses the greater part of the mélodies of 18 composers with line-for-line translations, notes on pronunciation and suggestions for performance and interpretation.

Nineteenth Century French song: Fauré, Chausson, Duparc and Debussy; Barbara Meister (UK)


Updated: 17 December 1999 Lieder