Angèle Dubeau founded La Pietà in 1997, an all-female string ensemble featuring some of Canada’s best musicians. What she could not have known at the time was that this experiment, originally [...]
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One could safely bet that the origin of the lullaby dates back to time immemorial, as mothers have always sung to put their little ones to sleep. Moved by the lullaby’s soothing, undulating rhythm and subtle architecture and their childhood memories, a number of composers have tried their hand at the genre, from the Portuguese Gaspar Fernandes to the “Canadian Mozart”, André Mathieu, without forgetting Brahms, who would revisit the form on more than one occasion, notably in his well-known Wiegenlied. Film music and the popular repertoire also include several such works of great charm. Dodo, l’enfant do…
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Translation: Annie P. Prothin