Plaisir d'amour - A Major
Romance du ChevrierThis famous Romance du Chevrier : Plaisir d'amour is a sad 18th century French love song by Jean-Paul-Égide Martini.
It was first published in Paris in 1784 as the first of three romances in Martini's Airs du Droit du Seigneur et Trois Romances Nouvelles.
The lyrics are by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (1755-1794), from his novel Célestine in Nouvelles Nouvelles.
Martini's song Plaisir d'amour was originally composed in the key of F Major.
This score is a transcription for very low voice with piano accompaniment.
It is set in the key of A Major.
The vocal range is E3-B4 for female singers and E2-B3 for male singers.
For your greater enjoyment, this sheet music includes the complete lyrics in French (chorus and 2 verses).
Duration : 03:41
Source : Jean-Paul-Égide Martini, Airs du Droit du Seigneur et Trois Romances Nouvelles (Paris, 1784)
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