Le ciel est par dessus le toit (Julie Weissberg / Verlaine)

Der Himmel ruht dort überm Dach

Julie Weissberg (1880-1942)
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Julie Weissberg (also known as Julia Veisberg) studied composition under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov whose son, Andrei, she married. This poem by Verlaine has also been set to music by numerous composers: Gabriel Faure, Frederic Delius, Reynaldo Hahn, John Carpenter, Louis Vierne, Serge Bortkiewicz, Williams Vaugham etc. And Alasin Jacques.

Score ID
Julie Weissberg (1880-1942)
Year of composition
Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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