Jeux de femmes (Women’s acting) (1989) Soprano coloratura and flutefred31472018-07-24T16:43:56+02:00
Jeux de femmes
Coloratura soprano and flute
Six erotic poems by Paul Verlaine
Duration : 19’
First performance on 22nd November 1989 in studio 106 of Maison de Radio-France in Paris by Liliane Mazeron and Clara Novakova. Editions Billaudot
Recording : CD Maguelone 350 529 – Liliane Mazeron et Clara Novakova
Who can be remain unmoved by the sad languor breaking through the apparent frivolity of these verse cycle Verlaine calls Les Amies (Girlfriends) ? Wit hits delicate picturesque, turbulent phrases, the view the poet gives of these feminine loves is both tender and troubled, yet restrained and full of a sweet and shadowed nostalgia.
Two women’s voices bring to life these innocent and crazily sensuous caresses ; one with words and the other without, and therefore even more united in the vibrant pleasure of their loving arabesques.