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Trois Mélodies     85/(81)

For solo voice with piano accompaniment

[I]. La mer est plus belle que les cathédrales.
[II]. Le son du cor s'afflige vers les bois.
[III]. L'échelonnement des haies moutonne à l'infini

Poet:
Paul Verlaine

Composition date:
1891

Dedication:
Ernest Chausson (I), Robert Godet (II-III)

Publication:
Hamelle, June 1901; Fromont, 1907 (III); Jobert, 1924 (II and III)

First hearings:
I. and II., Paris, 16 January 1904, at the home of Princesse de Cystria, by Marthe Legrand; III. Paris, Salle de géographie, 6 December 1905, by Madame Camille Fourrier and Auguste Delacroix, piano