for choir with four male voices and piano

Excerpt from the opera "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" (The Hoffman Tales). The barcarolle (or barcarole) is a vocal or instrumental of ternary measure that evokes the slow movement of a boat, since it was originally the song of Venetian gondoliers. This arrangement was written for the Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus.

Composed in 1881 and arranged in 2006
Sung in French
Website describing the score

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