Flower Duet

You will receive the full track upon your purchase
  1. 1.
    Accompaniment
    1:05
  2. 2.
    Accompaniment (Short Version)
    0:40
  3. 3.
    Accompaniment + Duet
    1:05
Instrument: Voice/Duet
Composed by: Léo Delibes
Key: B Major
Lyrics by: Gondinet & Gille
Lyrics start: "Viens, Mallika, les lianes en fleurs....."

The “Flower Duet” (French: Duo des fleurs / Sous le dôme épais) is a duet for soprano and mezzo-soprano in the first act of Léo Delibes’ opera Lakmé, premiered in Paris in 1883. It is sung by the characters Lakmé, daughter of a Brahmin priest, and her servant Mallika, as they go to gather flowers by a river.

The ‘Flower Duet’ is composed by Léo Delibes with words by Gondinet & Gille. (English translation by Nell Moody).

The duet is frequently used in advertisements and films and is popular as a concert piece.

The ‘Short Version’ is commonly used for solo voice.

Purchase includes:

  • Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment (Beginning in Bar 19)
  • Accompaniment  –  Short Version – (Beginning in Bar 19 and cutting bars 49-68 inclusive and ending in bar 94) This version is popular for weddings etc. as it features only the well known part of the song.
  • Accompaniment + Lakmé
  • Accompaniment + Mallika
  • Accompaniment + Duet (both vocal parts)

Performance Length:
Full Version: 4’55”
Beginning in Bar 19: 4’13”
Short Version: 2’36”

3,50

Product Description

The “Flower Duet” (French: Duo des fleurs / Sous le dôme épais) is a duet for soprano and mezzo-soprano in the first act of Léo Delibes’ opera Lakmé, premiered in Paris in 1883. It is sung by the characters Lakmé, daughter of a Brahmin priest, and her servant Mallika, as they go to gather flowers by a river.

The ‘Flower Duet’ is composed by Léo Delibes with words by Gondinet & Gille. (English translation by Nell Moody).

The duet is frequently used in advertisements and films and is popular as a concert piece.

The ‘Short Version’ is commonly used for solo voice.

Purchase includes:

  • Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment (Beginning in Bar 19)
  • Accompaniment  –  Short Version – (Beginning in Bar 19 and cutting bars 49-68 inclusive and ending in bar 94) This version is popular for weddings etc. as it features only the well known part of the song.
  • Accompaniment + Lakmé
  • Accompaniment + Mallika
  • Accompaniment + Duet (both vocal parts)

Performance Length:
Full Version: 4’55”
Beginning in Bar 19: 4’13”
Short Version: 2’36”