Modern French Songs

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central.

Book Title: Modern French Songs

  • In two volumes, and in both Low and High voice editions

Editor: Philip Hale
Publisher: Oliver Ditson Co.
Copyright: 1904

Google Books has a complete edition of each volume available for download

Contents of Volume I:

Contents of Volume II:

  • Gavotte du masque Alexandre Georges
  • Te souviens-tu? Benjamin Godard
  • Embarquez-vous! Benjamin Godard
  • L’amour Benjamin Godard
  • Au Printemps Charles Gounod
  • Medjé Charles Gounod
  • Le Vallon Charles Gounod
  • L’heure exquise Reynaldo Hahn
  • Si mes vers avaient des ailes! Reynaldo Hahn
  • Thrînôdia. Chants de la Kitharède, No. 3 Augusta Holmès
  • Noël d’Irlande Augusta Holmès
  • Brises d’autrefois Georges Hüe
  • Madrigal. Op. 4 Vincent d’Indy
  • Lied maritime Vincent d’Indy
  • L’esclave Edouard Lalo
  • Vous dansez, Marquise Gaston Lemaire
  • Le Nil Xavier Leroux
  • Chant Provençal Jules Massenet
  • Ouvre tes yeux bleus Jules Massenet
  • Que l’heure est donc brève Jules Massenet
  • Havanaise Émile Paladilhe
  • Bonjour, Suzon! Émile Pessard
  • Sérénade. Op. 7 Gabriel Pierné
  • Berceuse J. Guy Ropartz
  • Si vous n’avez rien à me dire Baroness Willy de Rothschild
  • La Cloche Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Clair de lune Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Le SoirAmbroise Thomas
  • Sonnet d’amour Francis Thomé
  • Soupir Charles M. Widor

Each of the 60 songs in these volumes will be uploaded as song posts are created for them. If you would like me to give priority to a song that is not yet posted, please let me know via the contact page.