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Douce France

Anne Sofie von Otter

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Chansons grises  
1
No. 5. L'heure exquise
Reynaldo Hahn; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
2:32
2
Le plus beau present
Reynaldo Hahn; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
1:59
3
Clair de lune
Camille Saint-Saëns; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
1:23
4
Si vous n'avez rien a me dire
Camille Saint-Saëns; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
3:20
5
Vogue, vogue la galere
Camille Saint-Saëns; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg; Bjorn Gafvert
1:51
6
Quand je fus pris au pavillon
Reynaldo Hahn; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
1:06
7
Puisque j'ai mis ma levre
Reynaldo Hahn; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
3:48
8
Cimetiere de campagne
Reynaldo Hahn; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
2:23
9
Le secret, Op. 23, No. 3
Gabriel Faure; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
2:35
2 Epigrammes de Clement Marot  
10
No. 2. D'Anne jouent de l'espinette
Maurice Ravel; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
1:41
11
Ballade de la reine morte d'aimer
Maurice Ravel; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
4:07
3 Chansons de Bilitis  
12
No. 1. La flute de Pan
Claude Debussy; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
2:45
13
No. 2. La chevelure
Claude Debussy; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
3:25
14
No. 3. Le tombeau des naiades
Claude Debussy; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengt Forsberg
2:57
4 Poems, Op. 5  
15
No. 1. La cloche felee
Charles Martin Loeffler; Anne Sofie von Otter; Antoine Tamestit; Bengt Forsberg
8:21
16
No. 4. Serenade
Charles Martin Loeffler; Anne Sofie von Otter; Antoine Tamestit; Bengt Forsberg
4:30
17
Danse macabre (arr. by B. Forsberg)
Camille Saint-Saëns; Anne Sofie von Otter; Antoine Tamestit; Bengt Forsberg
2:06
1
Gottingen (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Anders Jakobsson; Bengan Janson; Bengt Forsberg; Olle Linder
3:02
2
Padam, Padam (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Norbert Glanzberg; Anne Sofie von Otter; Par Grebacken; Karl Olandersson; Magnus Wiklund; Ulf Forsberg; Anders Jakobsson; Malin Broman; Kati Raitinen; Olle Linder; Mats Bergström; Bengan Janson; Bengt Forsberg; Per Ekdahl
3:07
3
A Saint-Germain-des-Pres (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Mats Bergström; Fabian Fredriksson; Olle Linder; Per Ekdahl
3:34
4
Septembre (Quel joli temps) (arr. by C. Bagge)
Barbara; Anne Sofie von Otter; Carl Bagge
3:20
5
A Paris (arr. by B. Janson & P. Ekdahl)
Bengan Janson; Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Bengan Janson; Olle Linder
3:11
6
Le Facteur (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Margareta Bengtson; Mats Bergström; Carl Bagge; Olle Linder
4:08
7
Chanson des jumelles (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Margareta Bengtson; Par Grebacken; Karl Olandersson; Magnus Wiklund; Mats Bergström; Carl Bagge; Olle Linder; Per Ekdahl
3:02
8
Je vivrai sans toi (arr. by C. Bagge)
Michel Legrand; Anne Sofie von Otter; Carl Bagge
3:07
9
Les feuilles mortes (Autumn Leaves) (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Joseph Kosma; Anne Sofie von Otter; Magnus Wiklund; Mats Bergström; Carl Bagge; Olle Linder; Per Ekdahl
4:24
10
Douce France (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Leo Chauliac; Anne Sofie von Otter; Mats Bergström; Bengan Janson; Bengt Forsberg; Olle Linder; Per Ekdahl
3:21
11
Boum! (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Par Grebacken; Karl Olandersson; Magnus Wiklund; Mats Bergström; Carl Bagge; Olle Linder; Per Ekdahl
2:03
12
Le Pont Mirabeau (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Leo Ferre; Anne Sofie von Otter; Anders Jakobsson; Bengan Janson; Bengt Forsberg; Olle Linder
2:53
13
La Carte du tendre (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Per Ekdahl; Anne Sofie von Otter; Mats Bergström; Margareta Bengtson; Carl Bagge; Olle Linder; Per Ekdahl
3:03
Chansons grises  
14
No. 1. Chanson d'automne (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Reynaldo Hahn; Anne Sofie von Otter; Ulf Forsberg; Anders Jakobsson; Malin Broman; Kati Raitinen
2:13
15
La Vie en rose (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Marguerite Monnot; Louiguy; Anne Sofie von Otter; Ulf Forsberg; Anders Jakobsson; Malin Broman; Kati Raitinen; Olle Linder; Mats Bergström; Margareta Bengtson; Carl Bagge
4:13
16
Que reste-t-il de nos amours (arr. by P. Ekdahl)
Leo Chauliac; Anne Sofie von Otter; Anders Jakobsson; Ulf Forsberg; Malin Broman; Kati Raitinen; Olle Linder; Mats Bergström; Carl Bagge; Per Ekdahl
2:51
17
Parlez-moi d'amour (arr. by M. Bengtson)
Jean Lenoir; Anne Sofie von Otter; Margareta Bengtson
2:39
Total Playing Time    1:45:00
Grammy Award - Best Classical Solo Vocal Album, 2015

"... full of delicious variety ... von Otter's voice has a greater mellowness and just the right hint of huskiness, to conjure the salon atmosphere of so many of these intimate songs."
- The Guardian

"... her sung French is so good and her sense of idiom so secure, that there's a great deal to enjoy here, especially as the songs have been chosen with such obvious care ... no doubts here ... this is a joy.”
- International Record Review

“All listeners, whichever direction they are coming from, should expect a voyage of discovery ... only a singer with von Otter's near-native grasp of the French language and style could bring this off ... this is a double pleasure.”
- Gramophone

Internationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter is one of the finest singers of her generation with a wealth of recordings and numerous awards. This Grammy-winning album is von Otter's loving tribute to French song, from Fauré to Ferré, Debussy to Piaf and Trenet to Montand sung in impeccable French.
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