Pierre Passereau (fl. – ) was a French composer of the Renaissance. Along with He liked to use nonsense syllables, often in imitation of animals, as in Il est bel et bon, his most popular piece, which imitates the clucking of chickens . Check out Il Est Bel Et Bon by The King’s Singers & Pierre Passereau on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on by the Choral Public Domain Library (). Edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed or recorded. tou. tes. – d’un.

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Just listen to the King’s Singers version on Youtube: It’s sure that the sound of Musescore’s Choir Ahs isn’t appropriate for this ll much too slow in responsebut this is not a reason to slow down its tempo. Haben Sie einen guten Mann?

Passereau – Il est bel et bon

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3. This composition was sung as far away as Venice. We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Chansons ; Songs ; Secular choruses ; Choruses ; For 4 voices ; For unaccompanied voices ; Scores featuring the voice ; French language ; For 2 lutes arr ; Scores featuring the lute ; For 2 players ; For 2 guitars arr ; Scores featuring the guitar.


Additional features of Passereau’s chansons include the use of quick declamation, chordal passages with occasional polyphony, generally syllabic word setting, satirical and ribald subjects, and catchy rhythms.

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Most of them were “rustic” in character, similar to patter songsusing onomatopoeiadouble entendresand frequent obscenitya common feature of popular music in France and the Low Countries in the s.

Il est bel et bon

This work contains a popular Renaissance chanson which is partly onomatopoeic. Since details of his biography are spotty, it is difficult to determine how much lost work there may be. Views Read Edit View history. Verleih uns Frieden Felix Mendelssohn.

Vienese Splendour Italian Renaissance Music. Passereau ‘s unassuming little text echoes the gossip of a pair of French peasant women.

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After the wife’s true reason for contentment is in the open, the text continues to discuss the clucking of barnyard hens, and Passereau mimics it by allowing the voices to reiterate the first syllable of “coquette”; not only are the singers presenting a clear onomatopoeia for the birdsong, as with so many I chansons of the day, they are letting the birds give their own ribald commentary on rustic sexual morals or the lack thereof. Marco Gallo submitted The score can be downloaded in the format of your preference: He doesn’t scold me, or beat me either.


Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Despite the imitative entries of the first melody faint echoes pasaereau the earlier “Netherlandish” chanson stylethe music proceeds in bouncy phrases, simultaneously echoing the patter of the peasants’ discourse, and the evening dances at which they may flirt. Choose where you want to share: Other books in this series.

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