Thirteen songs from the unforgettable musical of 1967 by Michel Legrand and Jacques Demy, arranged for choir by Pierre-Gerard Verny.
A delight to work with, the arrangement allows great flexibility for all choirs: either SATB or SMAH if you have only one male section. Immerse your audience in nostalgia. A guaranteed success with this work on the stage!
Suite for choir, soloists and jazz combo, from the musical « Les demoiselles de Rochefort », by Michel Legrand and Jacques Demy.
« Nous sommes deux sœurs jumelles, nées sous le signe des gémeaux »
Who doesn't know this line from the song of the twins by Michel Legrand and Jacques Demy, taken from the soundtrack of the musical "Les demoiselles de Rochefort"?
You can now sing it, with your choir 13 main songs from the film, in a choral suite, with narration texts adapting the story of the movie, entitled "Les demoiselles swinguent à Rochefort". The whole piece makes for a complete show that could be a wonderful annual choral project.
The chiseled arrangements, of varying difficulty according to the titles, for mixed choir (SMAH or SATB), respect to the letter (and to the note...) the spirit of Michel Legrand's melodies, in swing, bossa nova, jazz waltz or samba atmospheres, always with the original character of the musical.The performance can be with a piano, with a jazz trio (piano, double bass, drums) or with the complete combo of the arrangement (jazz trio + 3 saxophones). In order to help choristers's learning, Mp3 audio files are also available, by voice, as well as Playback, which can be perfectly suitable for an accompaniment in rehearsal but also in concert.
The complete realization, in exact correspondence with the score (music and narration), recorded by the vocal group Graffiti, is also available.
Pierre-Gérard Verny, a specialist in polyphonic vocal jazz, wrote all the arrangements of this suite and did the complete realization of the project, produced by our editions.
The set of scores is available in the following forms: Direction score (A3 format), piano choir score, choir only score, and separate instruments if needed.
For SMAH or SATB choir, and combo jazz: piano, double bass, drum set, sax trio - alto, tenor, baryton.
- 1. Arrivée des camionneurs (Choir and combo)
- 2. Chanson des jumelles (Choir and combo)
- 3. Chanson de Delphine à Lancien (Delphine, choir and combo)
- 4. Duo de Delphine et Maxence (Delphine, Maxence, choir and combo)
- 5. Nous voyageons de ville en ville (Choir and combo)
- 6. Marins, amis, amants ou maris (Choir and combo)
- 7. Andy amoureux (Andy, choir and combo)
- 8. Chanson de Solange (Solange, choir and combo)
- 9. Chanson d’Yvonne (Yvonne, choir and combo)
- 10. Dans le port de Hambourg (choir and combo)
- 11. La femme coupée en morceaux (Yvonne, Josette, choir and combo)
- 12. Chanson d’Andy (Andy, choir and combo)
- 13. Chanson d’un jour d’été (Choir and combo)