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Elegie by Massenet. Sheet music for Violin, page 1.

Massenet - Elegie

Sheet music for violin

Info: This piece was perhaps one of the most popular melodies in Europe of the last decades of the 19th century. Massenet originally composed “Élégie” in 1866 for a piano cycle titled Dix pièces de genre. In 1872, he incorporated the piece into Les Erinnyes (The Furies), a play by Leconte de Lisle. “Elégie” gained even greater renown as a song for voice and piano, set to a poem by Louis Gallet, with the title “O doux printemps d'autrefois” (“O sweet spring of days long ago“).
Date: 1866
Artist: Jules Massenet
Born: 12 May 1842
Died: 13 August 1912
The artist: French composer best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty. The two most frequently staged are Manon (1884) and Werther (1892). He also composed oratorios, ballets, orchestral works, incidental music, piano pieces, songs and other music.
Instrument: Violin
Key: F major
Range: A3 - D6
Time signature: 4/4
Tempo: 61 BPM
Duration: 3:18
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Classical
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