So why has pianist, singer and composer pauline viardot become a mere musical footnote, asks erica jeal erica jeal thu 23 feb 2006 19. Spanish translation of lyrics for havanaise by pauline viardotgarcia. In 1874, viardot was paralyzed by a stroke and remained housebound until his death in 1883. The years of fame 18361863 second edition, by barbara kendalldavies this book first published 20 cambridge scholars publishing 12 back chapman street, newcastle upon tyne, ne6 2xx, uk british library cataloguing in publication data. The influence of national styles on the compositions of. One of the most celebrated singers of the nineteenth century, pauline viardot was a favorite meyerbeer heroine, was involved with berlioz in the gluck revival, inspired characters in the novels of george sand and ivan turgenev, became an influential voice teacher, and. Erinnerungen an pauline viardot metadata this file contains additional information such as exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to.
Pauline viardot 18 july 1821 18 may 1910 was a 19century french mezzosoprano of spanish descent. Born into a celebrated family of spanish performers, pauline garcia viardot was initially lost in the shadow of her beautiful and talented sister, maria. Guitar and voice level 3 digital download composed by pauline viardot 18211910. Pauline viardotgarcia, mezzosoprano, composer and singing teacher, was born in paris on 18 july 1821 and died there on 18 may 1910. Habanera anonymous, set by pauline viardotgarcia the. Pauline viardotgarcia to julius rietz letters of friendship continued is an article from the musical quarterly, volume 1. Pauline viardot biography wikipedia pauline viardot 18 july 1821 18 may 1910 was a leading nineteenthcentury french mezzosoprano, pedagogue, and composer of spanish descent. Wordforword translations and ipa transcriptions of songs and arias in latin, italian, german, and french in pdf format. Erica jeal on pianist, singer and composer pauline viardot. Transposition une tierce plus bas hai luli pauline viardot sheet music for piano, voice download free in pdf or midi. Viardot, pauline 18211910 composer hyperion records. Scheffer was a confidant of pauline viardot in this questions. The literature portrays viardot as one who took a complete artistic.
Despite this, she is one of the most fascinating, versatile and original musicians of the nineteenth century. One of the most celebrated singers of the nineteenth century, pauline viardot was a favorite meyerbeer heroine, was involved with berlioz in the gluck revival, inspired characters in the novels of george. Pauline viardot, states that it was the intelligent and generous singer who had drawn the humble. The musical works of pauline viardotgarcia 18211910 a. Pauline viardotgarcia was more than just the greatest diva of the 19th century. Her elder brother was the renowned singing teacher manuel patricio garcia.
Icons of europes research concludes that chopin played a major role in the 15year old pauline garcias transformation from a budding concert pianist in 1836 to an international mezzo soprano in 1839 paris and nohant 18411842. Pauline viardot the star performer and illustrious french opera diva inspires our line of products. The years of grace, volume 2, 18631910 barbara kendalldavies on. Pauline viardot knew chopin, george sand and jenny lind. Mother of louise heritte viardot 18411918, marianne viardot 18541919 and paul viardot 18571941. The spanishborn mezzosoprano transformed 19thcentury opera and song, inspiring everyone from berlioz to brahms. As a child viardot studied piano with franz liszt, composition with anton reicha, and voice with her mother. Scheffer was a confidant of pauline viardot and a friend of viardot family all his life. Some were partially addressed in the revised and enlarged second print edition 2004, but others still remained. Potessi diventare, vwv 1107 chanson melancolique, vwv 1108 havanaise variee a 2 voix. Havanaise, for voice and piano play streams in full or download mp3 from classical archives, the largest and best organized classical music site on the web. The superhuman voice of pauline viardot deep roots. Pauline viardot was a leading nineteenthcentury french mezzosoprano, pedagogue, and composer of spanish descent.
Pauline viardot 18211910 was one of the most extraordinary women in the history of music. When it is not simply pauline viardot, it most commonly appears in association with her maiden name garcia or the unaccented form, garcia. In addition, i tried as much as possible to zero in on recordings by singers whose voices came close to the verbal descriptions of viardots own voice in order to get, as the academics would. She was hailed as a opera singer par excellence, as well as a composer of no small talent.
Hai luli pauline viardot sheet music for piano, voice. She was instrumental in getting camille saintsaenss samson and delilah composed and staged. Ever since the musical works of pauline viardotgarcia first appeared as a brochure in 2001, certain limitations then acknowledged had been hovering in the background. Alongside her activities as a singer, she was also a. Some were partially addressed in the revised and enlarged second print edition 2004, but others endured. Pauline viardot 18211910 is one of those artists whose name and compositions were forgotten after her death.53 1369 1064 361 175 798 633 1430 167 1025 1545 726 973 113 761 1133 501 126 1231 527 172 1032 378 330 1213 32 1419 381 992 1311 1233 782 180 504 1434 407 510