Paix à la paix: Hymne, pour voix seule (Hymn for solo voice)

Alkan, Charles Valentin and Inglis, Brian ORCID logoORCID: (2023) Paix à la paix: Hymne, pour voix seule (Hymn for solo voice). Composers Edition, Chipping Norton. [Other]


A performing edition of Charles-Valentin Alkan’s hymn for solo voice Paix à la paix (1867), a piece discovered by musicologist Hugh Macdonald in the French Archives Nationales. Written by Alkan in response to a competition for an anthem to be sung at the Paris Exhibition of 1867, setting a text by François Coppée, for solo voice or massed voices. For further information on the competition and Coppée’s text, see Jacques Cheyronnaud, Introuvable «Hymne de la paix», Amnis [online], 10 | 2011, URL:; DOI : For further information on Macdonald's discovery, see Alkan Society Bulletin no 90 (January 2014), pp 5-6 (available online at

This edition premiered at Middlesex University, 21 March 2023.

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Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Music group
Item ID: 37994
Depositing User: Brian Inglis
Date Deposited: 24 May 2023 15:53
Last Modified: 24 May 2023 15:53

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