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Berceuse from Jocelyn by Godard. Sheet music for Violin, page 1.

Godard - Berceuse from Jocelyn

Sheet music for violin

Info: Piece from the opera Jocelyn (Op. 100) by Benjamin Godard. This opera is set to a French libretto by Paul Armand Silvestre and the tenor Victor Capoul. Based on the poem by Alphonse de Lamartine, the action takes place in Grenoble and the surrounding mountains during Corpus Christi at the close of the 18th century. The most popular part of the opera is the tender berceuse (lullaby) for tenor, "Oh! ne t'éveille pas encore" commonly known in English as Angels Guard Thee. This Berceuse has been recorded by many tenors, including Capoul, John McCormack, Edmond Clément, Richard Crooks, Jussi Björling and Plácido Domingo, as well as by the cellist Pablo Casals.
Opus number: Op. 100
Date: 1888
Artist: Benjamin Louis Paul Godard
Born: 18 August 1849, Paris
Died: 10 January 1895, Cannes
The artist: French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction. Godard composed eight operas, five symphonies, two piano and two violin concertos, string quartets, sonatas for violin and piano, piano pieces and etudes, and more than a hundred songs. He died at the age of 45 of tuberculosis and was buried in the family tomb in Taverny in the French department of Val-d'Oise.
Instrument: Violin
Key: A minor
Range: G3 - D6
Time signature: 3/4
Tempo: 80 BPM
Duration: 4:34
Pages: 2
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Classical

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