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Under Her Spell: The Viardot Effect

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Clark College Bookstore
1800 E. McLoughlin Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98663
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6405 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661


Feb 2003

JUST RELEASED: Under Her Spell: The Viardot Effect  -- by Duelin' Sopranos, with Mary Dibbern, pianist from Paris, France, and produced by conductor Mary Chun of San Francisco.  The collection contains 12 duets and 6 solo art songs, created or arranged  by Pauline Viardot and the many composers and/or poets she influenced during the 19th Century.

The 24-page CD booklet  includes French lyrics, translations, photographs, and an introduction by Carolyn S. Goff, Ph.D., who completed her doctoral dissertation on the works of Pauline Viardot.

The CDs are available online at  www.CDBaby.com along with a few sample sounds.  You can find the CDs in selected outlets in and around the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington areas.  They will also be available at our concerts.

The song titles include:

  • Les Cavaliers (Louis Pomey) - Duos d'après les Danses hongroises de Johannes Brahms, arr. Pauline Viardot

  • Séparation (Louis Pomey)- Chopin Mazurka, arr. Pauline Viardot

  • Oh, Quand je dors (Victor Hugo) – Franz Liszt

  • Havanaise variée (Louis Pomey) – Pauline Viardot

  • L’Arithmétique (Ch. Turpin) – Charles Gounod

  • Sérénade (Victor Hugo) – Charles Gounod

  • La Vierge a la crèche (Alphonse Daudet)  – César Franck

  • Aux petits enfants (Alfonse Daudet)  –  César Franck

  • Les Filles de Cadix/Chanson Espagnole ~ Spanish Song (Alfred de Musset) Léo Delibes, Pauline Viardot, & Claude Debussy

  • El Desdichado/Boléro ~ The Outcast (Jules Barbier) – Camille Saint-Saëns

  • Après un rêve (Victor Hugo) ~ Gabriel Fauré

  • Puisqu’ ici-bas toute âme (Victor Hugo) – Gabriel Fauré 

  • Absence (Théophile Gautier) – Hector Berlioz

  • Les Bohémiennes (Victor Wilder) -- Duos d’après les Danses hongroises de Johannes Brahms, arr. Pauline Viardot