This collection of the most popular French songs includes exquisite recordings of the piano accompaniments by pianist Gary Arvin, a specialist in song literature on the faculty of Indiana University. Includes translations and IPA pronunciation guides. The pronunciation lessons on the CD are from a native French speaker. Useful for High school contest soloists, college/university students and professional singers. Contents: Aimons-nous (Saint-Saëns) • Aprés un Réve (Fauré) • Aurore (Fauré) • Beau Soir (Debussy) • Chanson triste (Duparc) • Ici Bas (Fauré) • La Procession (Franck) • Mandoline (Fauré) • Nuit d'étoiles (Debussy) • Psyche (Paladilhe).