La Boîte à Pépites

A MINIATURE FORMAT

TO DISCOVER

GREAT FEMALE

COMPOSERS

Created in 2020, the Youtube channel La Boîte à Pépites already has over 15,000 followers. The ambition of the channel is to permit the general public to (re)discover the lives and works of women composers.

Today the channel contains about 60 videos, in formats varying from animated documentaries to a digital Advent Calendar ; a goldmine of short videos that make it possible for anybody to dicover the lives and works of these forgotten women in the most enjoyable manner.

SEASON 3

NUITS

Illustrated by Cécile Bidault & animated by Lorène Gaydon

HEDWIGE CHRETIEN

Hedwige Chrétien (1859 – 1944)
Nuit
Elsa Dressing, soprano
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Shuichi Okafa, violin
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

WANDA LANDOWSKA

Wanda Landowska (1879 – 1959)
Nuit d’automne
David Kadouc, piano

HELENE COVATTI

Hélène Covatti (1910 – 2005)
La Veilleuse éteinte

Marie-Laure Garnier, soprano
Tristan Raës, piano

JOHANNA MULLER HERMANN

Johanna Müller-Hermann (1878 – 1941)
Quatuor à cordes, op. 6 : I. Moderato
Quatuor Mona

Ethel Barns

Ethel Barns (1874 – 1948)
Sleep Weary Heart
Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano
Anne de Fornel, piano

GERMAINE TAILLEFERRE

Germaine Tailleferre (1892 – 1983)
Fantaisie on a theme composed by Georges Caussade
Shuichi Okada, violin
Alexandre Pascal, violin
Léa Hennino, alto
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

FANNY MENDELSSOHN

Fanny Mendelssohn (1805 – 1847)
Schlafe du, schlafe du süss
Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
Théo Fouchenneret, piano

Grace Williams

Grace Williams
The Cypress Curtain of the Night
Marielou Jacquard, soprano
Anastasie Lefebvre De Rieux, flute
Constance Luzzati, harp

Fernande Decruck

Fernande Decruck (1896 – 1954)
Cantique
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
David Kadouch, piano

Amy Beach

Amy Beach (1867 – 1944)
Two Songs, op. 100 : I. A Mirage
Agathe Peyrat, soprano
Amanda Favier, violin
Xavier Phillips, cello
Celia Oneta Bensaid, piano

ALMA MALHER

Alma Mahler (1879 – 1964)
Die stille Stadt
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
Dana Ciocarlie, piano

SIMONE BLANCHARD

Simone Blanchard
Voix intérieure
Trio Ernest

POLDOWSKI

Poldowski
Nocturne (des Cantilènes)
Marie Perbost, soprano
Anne de Fornel, piano

SOFIA GUBAIDULINA

Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931 – )
Silenzio : III.
Fanny Vicens, accordion
Amanda Favier, violin
Xavier Phillips, cello

COMPOSITRICES

DESSINÉES

Illustrated by Lorène Gaydon

In this video, you can listen to :

Symphonie en do mineur
Orchestre National Avignon Provence
Débora Waldman, musical direction

In this video, you can listen to :

Fantaisie, op. 3
David Kadouch, piano

Chants de la lande, op. 4
Marie-Laure Garnier, mezzo-soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Sonate, op. 6
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Octobre, op. 23 n° 1
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Quatre Pièces romantiques, op. 30
Marie Vermeulin, piano

Trio, op. 24
Nikola Nikolov, violin
Xavier Phillips, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Premier Quatuor, op. 25
Deuxième Quatuor, op. 33
Quatuor Hermès

Triptyque champêtre, op. 21
Mathilde Calderini, flute
Omer Bouchez, violin
Lou Yung-Hsin Chang, alto
Yan Levionnois, cello
Constance Luzzati, harp

Orchestre National Avignon-Provence
Débora Waldman, musical direction

Trois Chants nostalgiques, op. 7
Aude Extrémo, mezzo-soprano

Thème varié, op. 15 bis
Cordelia Palm, violin

Méditations, op. 18
Marie Perbost, soprano

Histoire sentimentale, op. 34

In this video, you can listen to :

Suite en forme de Valses, op. 35
Orchestre National Avignon Provence
Débora Waldman, musical direction

Papillons, op. 28 / Le Moustique, op. 66
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Narcisse op. 90
David Violi, piano

Reproche tendre, op. 49
Alain Buet, baritone
David Violi, piano

Sonate pour violoncelle et piano, op. 67
Pauline Buet, cello
David Violi, piano

Scène de la forêt, op. 123
Lou Yung-Hsin Chang, alto
Mathilde Caldérini, flute
Constance Luzzati, harp

Elève toi mon âme, op. 22
Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano
Geneviève Laurenceau, violin
David Kadouch, piano

Toccata en sol, op. 97
Anne-Isabelle de Parcevaux, organ

In this video, you can listen to :

Clair de Lune
Juliette Hurel, flute
Hélène Couvert, piano

La chatte blanche
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Les trois serpentes
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

La nuit et l’amour : Interlude de l’Ode Symphonique – Ludus Pro Patria
Orchestre National Avignon Provence
Débora Waldman, musical direction

In this video, you can listen to :

Sonate en do mineur
Dana Ciocarlie, piano

Du bist wie eine Blume
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano,
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Notturno, op. 46
Vassily Chmykov, violin
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Symphonie n°1 en Do mineur
Orchestre National Avignon Provence
Débora Waldman, musical direction

In this video, you can listen to :

Symphonie n°1, op. 32
Orchestre National Avignon Provence

Musical Direction, Débora Waldman

Air Russe varié, op. 17
Lauriane Corneille, piano

Sonate pour violon et piano no.1, op. 37
Stéphanie-Marie Degand, violin
Antoine de Grolée, piano

Variations concertantes, op. 22
Mathilde Calderini, flute
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Trio n°2 op. 34
Foriane Bonanni, violin
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

SEASON 2

FOLKSONGS

Illustrated by Alice Chemama

rosy-wertheim-la-boite-a-pepites

Rosy Wertheim (1888-1949)
Le tzigane dans la lune
Sandrine Piau, soprano
Geneviève Laurenceau, violin
David Kadouch, piano

Gayane Chebotarian

Gayane Chebotarian (1918-1998)
Prélude No.3, Adagio con duolo
Laurianne Corneille, piano

Liza Lehmann

Liza Lehmann (1862 – 1918)
Breton Folk-Songs « I dreamt my love was singing »
Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano
Anne De Fornel, piano

Chiquinha Gonzaga

Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847 – 1935)
A Sertaneja
Marie-Laure Garnier, soprano
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Florence Price

Florence Price (1887 – 1953)
Negro Folksongs in counterpoint No.1, Calvary.

Adagio vigoroso
Quatuor Métamorphoses

Ina Boyle (1889 – 1967)
Three ancient Irish poems,

No.3 Winter song
Anaïs Bertrand, mezzo-soprano
Léa Hennino, alto
Constance Luzzati, harp

Lucija Garuta (1902 – 1977)
Prélude en mi majeur
David Kadouch, piano

Modesta Bor (1926 – 1998)
Canción de cuna para dormir a un negrito
Sarah Théry, mezzo
Gaëlle Solal, guitar

Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847 – 1907)
Folke Og Skjæmteviser op.43
« Avskje mæ Hövringen »
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Marianne Salmona, piano

Dora Pejačević (1885 – 1923)
Quatuor avec piano en ré mineur, op.25
Andante con moto
Alexandre Pascal, violin
Léa Hennino, alto
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Margaret Sutherland (1897 – 1984)
The Gentle Water Bird
Anaïs Bertrand, mezzo-soprano
Gabriel Pidoux, oboe
Marianne Salmona, piano

Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Gebru (1923 – )
Mother’s Love

Anne de Fornel, piano

Ilse Weber (1903 – 1944)
Wiegala
Noëmi Waysfeld, singer

Gaëlle Solal, guitar

Grażyna Bacewicz (1909 – 1969)
Kaprys polski (caprice polonais)
Geneviève Laurenceau, violin

Luise Greger (1862 – 1944)
Rastlose Liebe
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Clémence de Grandval (1828 – 1907)
Romance
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Gabriel Pidoux, oboe
Laurianne Corneille, piano

Francesca Caccini (1587 – 1681)
Lasciatemi qui solo
Caroline Arnaud, soprano
Étienne Galletier, theorbo

Alicia Terzian (1934 – )
3 Pieces for string quartet
No. 3, danza rústica
Quatuor Confluence

Meri Davitashvili (1924 – 2014)
Khorumi (georgian dance)
Dana Ciocarlie, piano

Emiliana De Zubeldia (1888 – 1987)
Canciones populares españolas, Berceuse
Marie-Laure Garnier, soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Aftab Darvishi (1987 – )
Daughters of Sol
Quatuor Métamorphoses

Isolina Carillo (1907 – 1996)
Dos Gardenias
Sarah Théry, mezzo-soprano
Gaëlle Solal, guitar

Isidora Žebeljan (1967 – 2020)
Sarabande
Geneviève Laurenceau, violin
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
David Kadouch, piano

Liliʻuokalani (1838 – 1917)
He mele lāhui hawaiʻi
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano

Martial Pauliat, tenor
Romain Dayez, baritone

SEASON 1

WINTER SONGS

Illustrated by Casilda Desazars

IMOGEN HOLST

Imogen Holst (1907 – 1984)
Traditional Carols, This Endris Night
Elsa Dreisig, soprano
Agathe Peyrat, soprano

Violeta Dinescu (1953 – )
Carillon de Noël
Dana Ciocarlie, piano

Mel Bonis (1858 – 1937)
Élève-toi mon âme
Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano
David Kadouch, piano
Geneviève Laurenceau, violin

Rebecca Clarke (1886 – 1979)
Combined Carols
Quatuor Modigliani

Rita Strohl (1865 – 1941)
Cloches de Noël
Kaëlig Boché, ténor
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Cécile Chaminade (1857 – 1944)
Andantino, op. 31 n°1
Stéphanie-Marie Degand, violon
Marie-Josephe Jude, piano

Pauline Viardot (1821 – 1910)
Die Sterne
Elsa Dreisig, soprano
Yan Levionnois, cello
Romain Louveau, piano

Camille Pépin (1990 – )
La cloche fêlée
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Anastasie Lefebvre, flute in G
Gabriel Pidoux, English horn
Amiel Prouvost, bassoon
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Henriëtte Bosmans (1895 – 1952)
Nuit calme
Xavier Phillips, cello
Emmanuel Strosser, piano

barbara

Barbara (1930 – 1997)
Joyeux Noël
Noëmi Waysfeld, singer
Louis Rodde, cello
Juliette Salmona, cello

Marie Jaëll (1846 – 1925)
Andante
Léa Hennino, alto
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano
Alexandre Pascal, violin

josephine-lang-la-boite-a-pepites

Joséphine Lang (1815 – 1880)
Nachts
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
Marie-Josèphe Jude, piano

Louise Farrenc (1804 – 1875)
Mélodie
David Kadouch, piano

Hildegard von Bingen (1098 – 1179)
O Magne Pater
Elsa Dreisig, soprano
Héloïse Luzzati, cello

Julia Klumpke (1870 – 1961)
Candle Lighting Song
Léa Hennino, alto
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Jitka Koželuhová (1966 – )
Sentences sur l’histoire de Noël
Dana Ciocarlie, piano
Amiel Prouvost, bassoon

Jane Vieu (1871 – 1955)
Monsieur Noël
Romain Louveau, piano
Agathe Peyrat, soprano

Sélène Saint-Aimé (1994 – )
Rêves de décembre
Sélène Saint-Aimé, double bass & singer

Marguerite Canal (1890 – 1978)
« Spleen »
Léa Hennino, alto
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Hélène Maréchaux, violin
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano
Alexandre Pascal, violin

Ingeborg Von Bronsart (1840 – 1913)
Weihnachtslieder
Laurianne Corneille, piano
Marielou Jacquard, mezzo-soprano

Henriette Renié (1875 – 1956)
Danse des Lutins
Constance Luzzati, harp

clara-schumann-la-boite-a-pepites

Clara Schumann (1819 – 1896)
Concerto en la mineur pour piano, op. 7 – Andante
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano

Luise Adolpha Le Beau (1819 – 1896)
Abendlied, op.6 n°2
Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
Marie-Josèphe Jude, piano

Alice Tegnér (1864 – 1943)
Betlehems stjärna
Elsa Dreisig, soprano
Agathe Peyrat, soprano et ukulele
Héloïse Luzzati, cello
Sélène Saint-Aimé, double bass
Romain Louveau, melodica
Dana Ciocarlie, piano
Célia Oneto Bensaid, piano