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Cyrille Dubois is unstoppable: after two albums dedicated to Liszt and the Boulanger sisters, both acclaimed by the critics, and a flamboyant complete set of Fauré songs, the tenor is back to his preferred repertoire, the French art-song. He reunites with his accomplice, pianist Tristan Raës, to bring the Bordeaux composer Louis Beydts (1895-1953) out of oblivion, as most of his pieces are recorded here for the first time. From these miniatures, Cyrille Dubois draws the sap of the musician's art. A pure product of French hedonism, it is refined and elegant, with a generous vocality but also daring, for Beydts forbids himself nothing. Echoes of jazz and light music, of Hahn or Fauré, polymodality and polytonality, his melodies traverse everything between fantasy, humor and contemplation with supreme freedom. By transporting us into this singular universe, Cyrille Dubois establishes himself as an invaluable performer of the repertoire and a pioneer of French music, with an uncommon mastery of the combination of word and music.
Cyrille Dubois is unstoppable: after two albums dedicated to Liszt and the Boulanger sisters, both acclaimed by the critics, and a flamboyant complete set of Fauré songs, the tenor is back to his preferred repertoire, the French art-song. He reunites with his accomplice, pianist Tristan Raës, to bring the Bordeaux composer Louis Beydts (1895-1953) out of oblivion, as most of his pieces are recorded here for the first time. From these miniatures, Cyrille Dubois draws the sap of the musician's art. A pure product of French hedonism, it is refined and elegant, with a generous vocality but also daring, for Beydts forbids himself nothing. Echoes of jazz and light music, of Hahn or Fauré, polymodality and polytonality, his melodies traverse everything between fantasy, humor and contemplation with supreme freedom. By transporting us into this singular universe, Cyrille Dubois establishes himself as an invaluable performer of the repertoire and a pioneer of French music, with an uncommon mastery of the combination of word and music.
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Format: CD
Label: APARTE
Rel. Date: 04/12/2024
UPC: 5051083198424

Louis Beydts: Melodies & Songs
Artist: Cyrille Dubois
Format: CD
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1. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil II. Toi qu'empourprait l'tre d'hiver.
2. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil III. Dormez, ami.
3. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil IV. Douce plage où naquit mon me.
4. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil V. L'hiver bat la vitre et le toit.
5. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil VI. Iris, à son brillant mouchoir.
6. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil VII. Le temps irrévocable a fui.
7. Beydts: D'Ombre et de soleil VIII. Puisque tes jours ne t'ont laissé.
8. Beydts: Six Ballades françaises I. Le Marchand de sable
9. Beydts: Six Ballades françaises II. Les Petits veaux d'Haize
10. ttes
11. Beydts: Six Ballades françaises III. Le Regard éternel Beydts: Six Ballades françaises IV. La Corde
12. Beydts: Six Ballades françaises V. Rencontre à la fontaine
13. Beydts: Six Ballades françaises VI. Si le bon Dieu l'avait voulu.
14. Beydts: Le Cour inutile I. La saison qui dévêt les bois.
15. Beydts: Le Cour inutile II. Ceux que nous aimons.
16. Beydts: Le Cour inutile III. Adonis
17. Beydts: Le Cour inutile IV. Les dieux que j'appelais.
18. Beydts: Le Cour inutile V. Dans les ombres de mon me.
19. Beydts: Le Cour inutile VI. Après la mortelle aventure.
20. Beydts: Quatre Odelettes I. Je n'ai qu'un très humble jardin.
21. Beydts: Quatre Odelettes II. Quelle douceur dans mes pensées.
22. Beydts: Quatre Odelettes III. Auprès de toute fontaine.
23. Beydts: Quatre Odelettes IV. Reprends la route du bois sombre.
24. Beydts: Cinq Humoresques I. Mademoiselle Rose
25. Beydts: Cinq Humoresques II. A la fontaine
26. Beydts: Cinq Humoresques III. Le Coquebin
27. Beydts: Cinq Humoresques IV. L'Eau claire
28. Beydts: Cinq Humoresques V. Bonjour, Monsieur.
29. Beydts: Le Pont Mirabeau
30. Beydts: La Fontaine de Pitié
31. Beydts: Deux mélodies II. Le Sylphe
32. Beydts: Chansons pour les oiseaux I. La Colombe poignardée
33. Beydts: Chansons pour les oiseaux II. Le Petit pigeon bleu
34. Beydts: Chansons pour les oiseaux III. L'Oiseau bleu
35. Beydts: Chansons pour les oiseaux IV. Le Petit serin en cage

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Cyrille Dubois is unstoppable: after two albums dedicated to Liszt and the Boulanger sisters, both acclaimed by the critics, and a flamboyant complete set of Fauré songs, the tenor is back to his preferred repertoire, the French art-song. He reunites with his accomplice, pianist Tristan Raës, to bring the Bordeaux composer Louis Beydts (1895-1953) out of oblivion, as most of his pieces are recorded here for the first time. From these miniatures, Cyrille Dubois draws the sap of the musician's art. A pure product of French hedonism, it is refined and elegant, with a generous vocality but also daring, for Beydts forbids himself nothing. Echoes of jazz and light music, of Hahn or Fauré, polymodality and polytonality, his melodies traverse everything between fantasy, humor and contemplation with supreme freedom. By transporting us into this singular universe, Cyrille Dubois establishes himself as an invaluable performer of the repertoire and a pioneer of French music, with an uncommon mastery of the combination of word and music.
        
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