Centaures for Baritone and Piano (Loiseleur/Yourcenar)

Commissionned by L'Oiseleur des Lonchamps for his album Chevauchées Lyriques, written on a text by Marguerite Yourcenar, this song has been hailed by all the critics as a great modern work.

Title Centaures
Writer Marguerite Yourcenar
Composer Patrick Loiseleur
Reference TPR-0041
Opus number L40
Instrumentation  Baritone (or Mezzo-Soprano) and Piano
Duration  4 minutes
Difficulty level
First performance  January 2012, Paris, by L'Oiseleur des Longchamps
 Publication date  28 June 2017

The wonderful poem Centaures from Marguerite Yourcenar describes the wonder (and maybe the terror) inspired by those monstrous creatures, half-human, half-horse. This song was commissionned by the french baritone L'Oiseleur des Longchamps for his disc "Chevauchées Lyriques, the Horses Song's Album" (2012, Hybrid music).

Audio Extract
Performing Rights Society SACEM (France)
ISWC code T-911.666.239.6
Related scores Le Lunatique for Baritone and Piano (Loiseleur/Yourcenar)
Format PDF files to download
Pages 9 (full score) + 2 (cover)
Centaures for Baritone and Piano (Loiseleur/Yourcenar)