Water and music


In 2017, I had prepared a list of music works on the theme "Water and music" for the proceedings of a multidisciplinary workshop on water. Unfortunately, this list was not included in the final publication and was left on my laptop. I am happy to share in 2019-2020 an extended list on this website, in a more appropriate format, with internet links.

I propose two categories: classical music and other musics. It contains only works I like, so it is totally subjective.

If you have a susbcription to the streaming service QOBUZ, all selected works are available on my two public playslists :

Water and music - JLBK - Classical music
Water and music - JLBK - French songs and many other musics

If not, you will find below free internet links, but not necessarily with the same players in the case of classical music (my favourite choices are on Qobuz).

Enjoy and please contact me if you have suggestions.

Classical music

Gioachino Rossini (1857-1868). Péchés de vieillesse : Vol. 5 Album pour les enfants adolescents - 9. La lagune de Venise à l'expiration de l'année 1861 (The Venice lagoon at the end of the year 1861), QRxv, 72.
Album "Rossini - Complete works for piano Vol. 1", Paolo Giacometti (piano), Channel Classics Records  B00000C2B3.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAmvy0neotc

Antonio Vivaldi (1729). Flute Concerto in F Major, Op. 10 No. 1, RV 433, "La tempesta di mare" (The sea storm): I. Allegro.
Album "The Collected Recordings of Il Giardino Armonico", Giovanni Antonini (direction), Warner Classics International B01G650BNI.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOJbGFAfXQ0

Ludwig van Beethoven (1802). Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest". III: Allegretto.
Album "Igor Levit - Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas", Igor Levit (piano), Sony Classical B07PHKPH5Q.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhkmUHPFdGg

Charles Gounod (1861-1866). Romances sans paroles - No 2 : le ruisseau (the brook).
Album "Barbara Moser - Belcanto pianistico", Barbara Moser (piano), Gramola B01G66FORU.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epiWYw4KlEw

Samuel Barber (1969). To be sung on the water, Op. 42, No. 2.
Album "Samuel Barber - An American Romantic", Conspirare, Craig Hella Johnson (direction), Harmonia Mundi B007X98RV0.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOX4zd3oZzM
Lyrics: https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/to-be-sung-on-the-water/

Jan Ladislav Dussek (1812). Ma Barque Legére, Air De Gretry, Op. Posth. (My light barque).
Album "J. L. Dussek - Piano Variations, Pieces, Fantasia", Alessandro Cesaro (piano), iMD-Cesaro B08BG3CBZQ.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AOjaRcRB48

Anne Boyd (1997). As all waters flow.
Album "Boyd - Meditations on a Chinese character",  Sydney University Symphony Orchestra Soloists, Sydney Percussion Ensemble, Nicholas Routley (direction), Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) B01M7Z0ZNR.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us0n9T9_pKQ

Summer break...

Jacques Ibert (1917). Six pièces : I. Matin sur l'eau (Morning on water).
Album "La harpe consolatrice", Kyunghee Kim-Sutre (harp), Hortus B07GW2SZS6.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h129JU0pYo

Maurice Ravel (1906). Miroirs, M 43: III. Une barque sur l'océan (A bark on the ocean).
Album "Ravel : Miroirs, Sonatine, Valses nobles et sentimentales", Emile Naoumoff (piano), Melism B083TNQ7BR.
Youtube (another version): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GG6TtI9lvQ8

Leos Janacek (1912). In the mists : II Molto adagio.
Album "Leos Janacek - Dans les brumes", Alain Planès (piano), Naive B00DD0AG9E.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYyUzq_39hk

Sergei Prokofiev (1951). The meeting of the Volga and the Don, op. 130.
Album "Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5;  The meeting of the Volga and the Don", Philadelphia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (direction), Decca B01BQ83CWC.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3YEfdfUpp0

Johann Schenk (1704). Sonata II from L'Echo du Danube : III. Corrente (The Echo of the Danube).
Album "The music of Johann Schenk", Hille Perl, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi B008E708W6.

Ludovico Einaudi (2015). Drop.
Album "Ludovico Einaudi, Elements (Deluxe edition)", Ponderosa Music & Art - Mis B010P4C5KI.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmS153YtRqI

Antonio Vivaldi (1729). Concerto in F Major for Flute & Strings, Op. 10, No. 1, RV 433 "La tempesta di mare" (The sea tempest): 1. Allegro.
Album "Vivaldi Concertos", The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock (direction), Archiv Produktion B00005KK4Q.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7kVwM68FxM

Franz Schubert (1812). "Der Teufel als Hydraulicus":  Ouverture, D4 (The devil as (hydraulic) engineer).
Album "Schubert - Complete Ouvertures, vol. 1", Prague Sinfonia orchestra, Christian Benda (direction), Naxos B0025FXBPO.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpy1AY075C4

Georg Friedrich Händel (1707). Cantata "Qual ti riveggio, oh Dio (To find you thus, oh God)", HWV 150. Aria: Empio mare, onde crudeli (Vicious sea, cruel waves).
Album "Il giardino dei sospiri",  Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano), Collegium 1704, Vaclav Luks (direction), PentaTone B07PDTXZ2T.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPGdAVrCzsU

Day 1 of de-confinement in France...

Lubomyr Melnyk (2015). Ripples in a water scene
Album "Lubomyr Melnyk - Rivers and streams", Erased Tapes B01M4OSZ90.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=innD5BcJPL4

Charles Martin Loeffler (1901). Two rhapsodies - 2: L'étang (The pond).
Album "Wordless Verses", Roger Roe (oboe), Michael Isaac Strauss (viola), R. Kent Cook (piano), Oberlin Music B01EBH0I72.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7pKh_jaAlY

Jean-Baptiste Stuck (1711). Héraclite et Démocrite, cantate - Duo "Dans la tempête et dans l'orage" (In the tempest and in the thunderstorm).
Album "French cantatas", Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski (direction), Archiv Production B0025DA140.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki_lk47tado

Edvard Grieg (1895). Haugtussa, Op. 67: No. 8. Ved Gjætle-Bekken (At the moutain brook).
Album "Grieg: Songs, Lieder", Anne Sophie von Otter (soprano), Bengt Forsberg (piano), Deutsche Grammophon B000LC4B3O.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls40GA4MiLc
Lyrics: https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dw.asp?dc=W11286_67670

Johann Sebastiann Bach (1724). Cantata "Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig", BWV 26: II. So schnell ein rauschend Wasser fließt (As swiftly as roaring water rushes by).
Album "Bach. Praise: Cantatas BWV 26, 41, 95, 115, 137, 140", Chorus Musicus Köln, das neue Orchester, Christoph Spering (direction), Deutsche Harmonia Mundi B07ZWBQNL6.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LCtLh_7uSs
Lyrics: https://www.bach-cantatas.com/Texts/BWV26-Eng3.htm

Cyril Scott (1904). Impromptu, Op. 41, "A moutain brook".
Album "Jungran Kim Khwarg - Piano Impromptus", Junran Kim Khwarg (piano), Cambria B00427197U.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IE453VLFJ9w

Jacques Offenbach (1876). Le fleuve d'or (The gold river).
Album "Offenbach J. - Piano music, vol. 2", Marco Sollini (piano), CPO B000H4VZ6C.
Youtube: not found on youtube...

Matej Mestrovic (2018). Danube rhapsody - III. Water reflections.
Album "Matej Mestrovic - 3 Rhapsodies for Piano & Orchestra", Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, Miran Vaupotic (direction), Matej Mestrovic (piano), Navona B07P643YJM.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQfLwBOxdkE

Day 1 of confinement in France against Covid 19...

Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (1712). Suite in G Major, Op. 2, No. 3: I. Allemande La Cascade de Saint-Cloud (The Saint-Cloud waterfall).
Album "Jacques-Martin Hotteterre 'Le Romain' - Pièces pour la flûte traversière avec la basse", Barthold Kuijken (flute). Accent Records B000NOK9UE.

Franz Liszt (1842). Années de pélerinage - Première année : Suisse, S. 160 : 5. Orage (Years of pilgrimage - First year : Switzerland, S. 160, 5. Storm).
Album "Liszt - Années de pélerinage", Bertrand Chamayou (piano). Naive B005CX78GE.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wollKTrODi4

Friedrich Burgmüller (1858). 18 études de genre, Op. 109, No 13: L’orage (The storm).
Album "Burgmüller - 25 études faciles et progressives, Op. 100 & 18 études de genre, Op. 109", Carl Petersson (piano), Grand Piano B07T1G32DR
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzXCgMJxCm0

Gerald Finzi (1934-1937). Seven Poems of Robert Bridges, for unaccompanied chorus, op. 17, No 4: Clear and gentle stream.
Album “Musica intima – Clear”, Musica intima choir, Atma B00004I9RH.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq01wGQd-8Q
Lyrics: https://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=19228

Ottorino Respighi (1916). Fountains of Rome, symphonic poem. 4: The Villa Medici fountain at sunset.
Album “Respighi: Pines of Rome; Fountains of Rome; Debussy: La mer”, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (direction), Gold Seal B000003FUG.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ248ckKyTk

Henry Purcell (1691). King Arthur, Z 628, Act IV:  Two daughters of this aged stream.
Album "Henry Purcell - King Arthur", Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier (direction), Alpha B07HSKPJ2P.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hN2362Y7yg
Lyrics: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/two-daughters-aged-stream-due-figlie-di-questo-vecchio-ruscello.html

Friedrich Burgmüller (1851). 25 Easy and Progressive Studies, Op. 100 : No 7 The limpid stream.
Album "Burgmüller - 25 études faciles et progressives, Op. 100 & 18 études de genre, Op. 109", Carl Petersson (piano), Grand Piano B07T1G32DR
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r4_5QMmOzA

Claude Debussy (1909). La mer, L. 111a (revised version 1909), II. Jeux de vagues, allegro (The sea, II. Waves games, allegro).
Album "Claude Debussy - La mer, Images",  Orchestre National de France, Emmanuel Krivine (direction), Warner Classics B07VXWTZ5R.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQyH7OUwT8k

Henri Marteau (c. 1917). Pluie (Rain).
Album "Marteau : Complete Works for String Quartet, Vol. 1", Isasi Quartet and Karine Deshayes (soprano), CPO B07BF39RR7.
Youtube: not found the above version, another one (lower quality) is there https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrx0N3_x3J0
Lyrics: https://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=123350

Karol Beffa (2018). Solesmes sous la pluie (Solesmes under the rain).
Album "Karol Beffa - En blanc et noir", Indesens B07HGGQ379.
Stefano Landi (around 1620-1640). Quest'acqua (This water).
Album "L'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar", Alpha B00E9IWW0K.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4auezM8Pab0

Christmas break...

Franz Schubert (1821). Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D. 714 (Song of the Spirits over the Waters).
Album "Wiener Philharmoniker Symphony Edition Vol. 1", John Eliot Gardiner (direction). Deutsch Grammophon B00R20GPOQ.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6l4fLPx_-x8
Lyrics: https://www.songtexte.com/songtext/leichenwetter/gesang-der-geister-uber-den-wassern-43fb93d7.html

Felix Mendelssohn (1846). Auf dem Wasser (On the water).
Album "Mendelssohn - Early songs", Gerold Huber, Carsten Süss and Ruth Ziesak. CAvi-music AVI 8553222.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GASH15j1WvQ&list=OLAK5uy_m-TIZ8TYlk5vhUWCkYEkWme1kMzjytdbk&index=24&t=0s

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1935). Notturno sull'acqua, Op. 82a (Nocturne on water).
Album "Castelnuovo-Tedescu - Works for cello and piano", Enrico Dindo, cello & Alessandro Marangoni, piano. Naxos B07MWYZR99.

Antonin Dvorak (1896). Vodnik, Op.107, B.195 (The water Goblin).
Album "Dvorak - Complete Symphonies, Tone Poems, Ouvertures, Requiem", London Symphony Orchestra, Istvan Kertesz (direction). Decca B00H5DNAPM.

Franz Liszt (1842). Années de pélerinage - Première année : Suisse, S. 160 : 4. Au bord d'une source (Years of pilgrimage - First year : Switzerland, S. 160, 4. Beside a spring).
Album "Till Fellner - Beethoven Liszt in concert", Till Fellner (piano). ECM New Series B07GW2N4XH.
Youtube (another version by Alfred Brendel): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1X9h5vXCTs

Edvard Grieg (1875). Peer Gynt, Op. 23, Act V: No. 21, Prelude. Peer Gynt's Homecoming. Stormy Evening on the Sea.
Album "Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23", Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (direction). Erato B07SQG6RNV.

Dmitri Shostakovich (1935). The Limpid Stream, ballet Op. 39 (arr. G. Rozhdestvensky). Act I: Scene and waltz.
Album "Shostakovich - The Limpid Stream", Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (direction). Chandos B0023NBWPE.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKyX5CPai7A

Jean Sibelius (1914). The Oceanides, Op. 73.
Album "Sir Colin Davis conducts Sibelius", London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis. RCA Red Seal B00BJFVXV0.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAIDjEQO6MQ&list=OLAK5uy_kIa2i2XB-H1Wm0XsEmjfWocQPIe0BdcGs&index=42

Alexander Glazunov (1899). Vremena Goda (The seasons), Op. 67. The winter: Variation 3. Hail.
Album "Glazunov - The seasons", Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, Dmitri Kitayenko (direction). OEHMS Classics B07FSTXN8Y.

Marie-Jospeh-Alexandre Déodat de Séverac (1900). Le chant de la terre: III La grêle (The song of the earth: III Hail).
Album "Complete works for piano", François-Michel Rignol. Solstice B00PUHN8OS.
Youtube (by an other pianist): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pG1Uo_LCOOE

Georg Friedrich Händel (1748). Joshua, HWV 64 - Act I, duet: Our limpid streams flow.
Album "Handel: Joshua, HWV 64", London Handel Orchestra & Singers, Laurence Cummings (direction). SOMM Recordings B001T07N32.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyEQmlocFkw

Johann Strauss II (1866). An der schöne blaue Donau (The blue Danube), opus 314.
Album "New Year's Concert 1989", Wiener Philharmoniker, Carlos Kleiber (direction). Sony Classical B000026AYF.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h47Hmi8cjMk

Hille Perl (2014). Prelude Wasser.
Album “Hille & Marthe Perl : Elements”, 2014. Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88843033682.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4RkokFUcek

Claude Debussy (1903). Estampes, L100 - 3. Jardins sous la pluie (Gardens under the rain).
Album “Debussy : L'Isle Joyeuse; Images Book 1; Etudes Book 2; Estampes”, Nelson Goerner, 2013. Zig Zag Territoires ZZT 326.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvDFf5EanKI

Jean Cras (1902). 5 poèmes intimes - 3. Au fil de l’eau (Over the water).
Album “Jean Cras : Oeuvre pour piano”, Alain Jacquon (piano), 2004. Timpani 1C1033.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_xpAARZp-g

Orlando di Lasso (1600). La terre les eaux va beuvant (the earth is drinking the waters).
Album « Di Lasso: Prophetiae Sibyllarum », Cantus Cölln, Konrad Junghänel, 1994. Deutsche Harmonia Mundi B001UXOZFM.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbw3k3iTqOo

Philippe Gaubert (1910). Sur l’eau (On water).
Album “Eva Oertle, Consuelo Giulianelli : Lake reflections, music for flute and harp”, 2011. Sony Classical 88875087252.
Summer break...

Töru Takemitsu (1987). I hear the water dreaming, for flute and orchestra.
Album “Takemitsu : I hear the water dreaming; Toward the sea I/II/III”, Patrice Galois (flûte), Fabrice Pierre (harpe), Göran Söllscher (guitare), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (direction), 2000. Polygram 453459.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fK0BJHbsSdg

Ludwig van Beethoven (1808). Symphonie n° 6 “Pastorale” (Symphony n° 6 "Pastoral"), Opus 68 - 2. Andante molto moto (Scène au bord du ruisseau - Scene at the edge of the stream), 4. Allegro (L’orage - The storm).
Album “Beethoven : The 9 Symphonies”, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan (direction), 1963, 2014. Deutsche Grammophon 463088-2.
Youtube "Scene...": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRwU0JaykJQ
Youtube "Storm": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCkc-t9cneQ

Claude Debussy (1905). Images (Pictures), Livre 1, L110 - 1. Reflets dans l’eau (Reflections in water).
Album “Claude Debussy : Images 1 & 2, Children’s Corner”, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, 1971, 1990. Deutsche Grammophon 415372.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5400ApOgHE

Lou Koster (1937). Pluie sur l’eau (Rain on water).
Album “Lou Koster : French songs”, Vincent Lièvre-Picard (ténor), Emmanuel Olivier (piano), 2015. Ar Re-Se ARR 20142.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkJwM2BiUF0
Lyrics: not found, sorry

Erik Satie (1914). Sports et divertissements, 21 pièces pour piano - 16. Le Water-Chute.
Album ”Erik Satie : Oeuvres pour piano”, Gabriel Tacchino, 1989. Disques Pierre Verany 789105.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28SUsRjy5Dk

Arthur Honegger (1933). Les Misérables, musique de film pour orchestre (movie soundtrack for orchestra) H 88 - 20: Dans les égouts (In the sewers).
Album “Arthur Honegger : Les Misérables (complete film score)”, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava), Adriano (direction), 1992. Marco Polo 223181.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m97t7nlHc4

Philip Glass (1993). Aguas de Amazonia - 2. Japurá river.
Album “Glass : Aguas de Amazonia”, Uakti Ensemble, 2006. Orange Mountain Music OMM 0026.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNScRm1n8js

Jacques Ibert (1943). Petite suite en 15 images, pour piano - 10. Sérénade sur l'eau (Serenade on water).
Album “Ibert : Piano Music”, Hae-Won Chang, 2000. Naxos 554720.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVR5GmvYuW0

Maurice Ravel (1901). Jeux d’eau (Water games), M 30.
Album “Maurice Ravel : Complete works for solo piano”, Bertrand Chamayou, 2016. Erato Warner Classics 553646.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyHfnFKDMvU

Jacques Ibert (1922). Histoires, 10 pièces pour piano et piano - 9. La marchande d’eau fraîche (The fresh water merchant).
Album “Ibert : Piano Music”, Hae-Won Chang, 2000. Naxos 554720.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puuriK3cODU

Franz Liszt (1877). Les années de pèlerinage - Année III/4 (Years of Pilgrimage - Year III/4): Les jeux d’eau à la villa d’Este (The fountains of the Villa d'Este), S. 163/4 (LW A283/4).
Album “Franz Liszt : Années de pèlerinage”, Bertrand Chamayou, 2011. Naive V 5260.<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tJRPRrfIpQ

Bedrich Smetana (1874). Vlatva (The Moldau river), poème symphonique (Ma Vlast n° 2 - My Fatherland n° 2).
Album “Smetana : Má Vlast”, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (direction), 1989. Deutsche Grammophon 429183-2.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KmEwRZvENU

Jean Sibelius (1881). Vattendroppar (Water Drops), for violin & cello, JS 216.
Album “Sibelius J. : Souda, Souda Sinisorsa / Driftwood / Tempest Suite (The) / Karelia Suite / Lemminkainen Suite / Belshazzar's Feast Suite”, Yoshiko Arai, 2006. Ondine ODE1083-2.<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIFWpt4itl0

Jules Massenet (1896). Deux impromptus - 1. Eau dormante (Sleeping water), 2. Eau courante (Flowing water).
Album “Massenet : Piano music”, Aldo Ciccolini, 2003. EMI Classics 85517.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVkwNV6ZgQw
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owQ_S3_Bsao

Joseph Haydn (1801). Die Jahreszeiten (The seasons), Hob. XX1 :3. Der Sommer, 19 : « Ach, das Ungewitter naht ! (Oh, the thunderstorm is approaching !) ».
Album “Haydn : Die Jahreszeiten”, Collegium Vocale Gent, Orchestre des Champs Elysées, Philippe Herreweghe (direction), 2014, Phi.<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssfSWTkfdEY
Lyrics: http://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Die_Jahreszeiten_(Joseph_Haydn)

Franz Schubert (1823). Die Forelle (The trout), D550 opus 32.
Album “Schubert Lieder”, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baryton),
Gerald Moore (piano), 1971, 2005. Deutsche Grammophon 431085.
Youtube and lyrics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF9DrUXowBo
Proposed by Günter Gruber, TU Graz, Austria.

Franz Schubert (1823). Auf dem Wasser zu singen (Singing on water), D774 opus 72.
Album “Schubert Lieder”, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baryton), Gerald Moore (piano), 1971, 2005. Deutsche Grammophon 431085.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTdi9cqGVaM
Lyrics: http://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=15365

Jean-Féry Rebel (1737). Les Elémens - La terre et l’eau (The elements-Earth and water), air pour les violons.
Album “Rebel - Destouches : Les Elémens”, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (direction), 2007. L’Oiseau-Lyre 001002702.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfgtSirvwuQ

Frédéric Chopin (1839). Prélude n° 15 “Goutte d’eau” (Water drop), opus 28.
Album “Chopin : Préludes”, Yundi Li, 2015. Deutsche Grammophon  /
Mercury Classics B002375502.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmXjrkdQatw

Georg Philipp Telemann (1723). Wassermusik “Hamburger Ebb’ und Flut” - 7. Der stürmende Aeolus, 9. Gigue Ebbe und Fluth.
Album “Georg Philipp Telemann : Wassermusik; 3 Konzerte”, Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Göbel (direction), 1985. Archiv Produktion 413788.
Youtube: 7. Der stürmende Aeolus9. Gigue Ebbe und Fluth

Georg Friedrich Händel (1717). Water music, suite in F major, HVW 348 - 3. Allegro, 9. Bourrée.
Album “Handel : Water music”, Les musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble, Marc Minkowski (direction), 2010. Naïve 5234. 
Youtube (good but however with a lower musical performance than the version on Qobuz): 3. Allegro9. Bourrée

Johann Christoph Bach (1680). Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte (Oh, that I had water enough), lamento.
Album “Cantata – Yet can I hear”, Bejun Mehta (counter tenor), Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, 2018. Pentatone B079FLYHYD.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei05_Bq7tkw
Lyrics: http://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Ach,_da%C3%9F_ich_Wassers_gnug_h%C3%A4tte_(Johann_Christoph_Bach)

French songs and many other musics

Perrine Fifadji (2019). Une goutte d'eau (a water drop).
Album "Perrine Fifadji - Une goutte d'eau", Homerecords.be B07ZWBH9LH.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXPchxF04LE
Lyrics: not found

Lilly Carron (2019). Evaporate the rain.
Album "Lilly Carron - Evaporate the rain", A Label Called Success.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5HDVb6BzwY
Lyrics: not found.

Timber Timbre (2017). Sewer blues.
Album "Timber Timbre - Sincerely, Future Pollution", City Slang B01N34P8NE.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h5ePI_cvHk
Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/timbertimbre/sewerblues.html

Zacharias M. de la Riva (2010). H2O.
Album "Zacharias M. de la Riva - Hierro", Mis B003H219VC.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUVrVKOiHg4

Neil Young (1969). Down by the river.
Album "Neil Young - Everybody knows this is nowhere", MIS B002VACJOW.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KflCXmEX6BY
Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/neilyoung/downbytheriver.html

Georges Chelon (1969). La barque (The barque).
Album "Georges Chelon - Platinum collection", Parlophone B008K7WCTC.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zb8P3l0pxgQ
Lyrics: https://lyrics.fandom.com/wiki/Georges_Chelon:La_Barque

Yaël Naim (2019). Water
Album "Yaël Naim - Mon bébé", Tôt ou Tard B07PB46VD8.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AM7ho4WYWw

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Four aces guitar quartet (2016). Droplet.
Album "For aces", Harry Sacksioni, Antarctica Records B01LP5F9EK.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jblpap_iqPY

Guillermo Portabales (1950s-1960s). El arroyo que mumura (The murmuring stream).
Album "Guillermo Portabales - El Carretero", World Circuit WCD 023.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6mdjJg_CTc
Lyrcis: https://www.paroles-musique.com/eng/Guillermo_Portabales-El_Arroyo_Que_Murmura-lyrics,p01644414

Moziimo (2011). Je voudrais être un fleuve (I would like to be a river).
Album "Moziimo - Je voudrais être un fleuve", ℗ MOZiiMO & Artfact © Diane Sagnier B00508L5JW.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyiRunfvsfQ
Lyrics: https://lyricstranslate.com/fr/moziimo-je-voudrais-%C3%AAtre-un-fleuve-lyrics.html

La Bergère (2006). Fi de l'eau (Ignore the water).
Album "La Bergère - Fi  de l'eau", Le Roseau B07K9Q2KL7.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9YgMQko-WQ
Lyrics: https://www.flashlyrics.com/lyrics/la-bergere/fi-de-leau-41

Julie Blanche (2015). Le fleuve au complet (the complete river).
Album "Julie Blanche", Coyote Records B075K572GD.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUXF6MpwxV4
Lyrics: on the CD only...

Shannon Wright (2010). On the riverside.
Album "Shannon Wright, Secret blood", Vicious Circle B06XDV6V9Y.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyM2eHtGtn8
Lyrics: https://www.elyrics.net/read/s/shannon-wright-lyrics/on-the-riverside-lyrics.html

Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969). Green river.
Album "Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green river", Rarity Music B083Z1HY44.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5V9nK7-OkM&list=OLAK5uy_k-NTUMjLrZ5x7MfwZqVI4UgBqKTzJfCCo
Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/creedenceclearwaterrevival/greenriver.html

Jacques Yvart (2015 ?). Le fleuve (the river).
Album "Jacques Yvart - Chanson française", Barclay B00V58A6JG.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Ct5pAldMg
Lyrics: not found...

Anne Vanderlove (1968). Pluie sur Paris (Rainfall on Paris).
Album "Anne Vanderlobve - Ses plus belles chansons", Avel Ouest B01GA2U7HC.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcSI7Rq2BVM
Lyrics: https://www.paroles-musique.com/paroles-Anne_Vanderlove-Pluie_Sur_Paris-lyrics,p63944

Jour 1 du déconfinement en France...

John Cale (2005). In a flood.
Album "John Cale - Black Acetate", Domingo Recording Co B000B4KZZK.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkdOsvuibpA
Lyrics: http://www.songlyrics.com/john-cale/in-a-flood-lyrics/

Dire Straits (1978). Water of love.
Album "Dire Straits", Vertigo B00000INM1.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT30jj_L1Dc
Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/direstraits/wateroflove.html

Jacques Higelin (2013). La balade au bord de l'eau (The walk by the water).
Album "Higelin - Beau repaire", Jive Epic B00BBYYBI6.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zFbgwlcON0
Lyrics: https://www.paroles-musique.com/paroles-Jacques_Higelin-La_Balade_au_bord_de_leau-lyrics,p012154104

Frank Black and the Catholics (2001). St Francis dam disaster.
Album "Frank Black And The Catholics - The complete recordings", Cooking Vinyl/Mri B00M4QNOYC.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnSj4ZEJGQU

The Inmates (1979). Dirty water.
Album "Dirty Water - The Very Best Of The Inmates", Wea B00005NTX6.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx01bPq0dJY
Lyrics: https://genius.com/The-inmates-dirty-water-lyrics

Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine (2014). En remontant le fleuve (Walking up the river).
Album "Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine - Stratégie de l'inespoir", Columbia B01ABAAUOO.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=131_Og9dNWo
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/hubert-felix-thiefaine/paroles-en-remontant-le-fleuve

Jon Björk (2011). Evaporate.
Album "Jon Björk - The first week by the lake", Epidemic sound B07PV2VFPK.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX2sYl6WNUA

Francesca Mountfort (2016). My Droplet of Dancing Rain.
Album " Francesca Mountfort - Swift & raven", Francesca Mountfort B082VL5B2M.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzQHlh2DH9o

Jour 1 du confinement en France contre le Covid 19...

Gene Slone (1977). Cascade.
Album "Thierry Massoubre - Behind the strings", Thierry Massoubre (guitar). Acoustic Music Records B075CSRKW6.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOVR9dqomIw

Cascadeur (2018). Fog.
Album "Cascadeur - Camera", Pantheon B079PDJS82.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEJrrVahCvc
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/cascadeur/paroles-fog

Agnes Obel (2011). Riverside.
Album "Agnes Obel - Philharmonics", Play It Again Sam B00470HPJI.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjncyiuwwXQ&list=PLZbxxQVmo3Lj0nc8vGKKE4nneDxAQCYWJ&index=3&t=0s

Vanessa Paradis (2014). La Seine (The Seine river).
Album "Vanessa Paradis - Love Songs Tour", Barclay B00OD76D1G.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHB00IZklc8
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/vanessa-paradis/paroles-la-seine

Tchan Tchou Vidal (1953). Les flots du Danube (The waves of the Danube).
Album "Tchan Tchou Vidal - Stranger in the night", 2012, Valuable Records B008G95DQ8.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1BL2vA8eWw

Thomas Fersen (2019). La mare (The pond).
Album "Thomas Fersen - C'est tout ce qu'il me reste", Editions Bucéphale B07RZMCG5Q 
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfnQ-NJcQY4
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/thomas-fersen/paroles-la-mare

Julos Beaucarne (1971). Ma soeur la pluie (My sister the rain)
Album "Julos Beaucarne - Premières chansons", Epm B00004XRSL
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwrrr-1k70o
Lyrics: https://lyrics.fandom.com/wiki/Julos_Beaucarne:Ma_S%C5%93ur_La_Pluie

Mas Trio (2011). L'eau de là (The water from there).
Album "Mas Trio - Waiting for the moon", Saravah B00004VAX4.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zO9lMJ6nDls

La Bergère (2006). La rivière (The river).
Album "Le Bargère - Fi de l'eau", Le Roseau B07K9Q2KL7.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30xlB_4xySg
Lyrics: https://www.flashlyrics.com/lyrics/la-bergere/la-riviere-73

Gilbert Lafaille (2005). L'eau de la rivière (The river water).
Album "Gilbert Lafaille- LivePiano Voix", Creon music B00008LPDI.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLEKLRSDvG4
Lyrics: https://lyrics.fandom.com/fr/wiki/Gilbert_Laffaille/L%27eau_de_la_rivi%C3%A8re

Georges Brassens (2001). La romance de la pluie (the rainwater love-song).
Album "Georges Brassens chante les chansons de sa jeunesse", Universal Music Division Mercury Records B0025I7S1E.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNFJyQFAVa8
Lyrics: https://www.paroles-musique.com/paroles-Georges_Brassens-La_Romance_De_La_Pluie-lyrics,p7970

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Dominic Miller (2017). Water.
Album "Dominic Miller - Silent light". ECM Records B01N17XPR4.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAt6bYH5Bj0

Alexandre Desplat (2017). The shape of water.
Album "The shape of Water (Original motion picture soundtrack) - Alexandre Desplat". Ecca UMO Classics B077BRKC1N.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE1ob8TzvX8&list=PLohYzz4btpaTP-_w__UC9XExnb8WBjkTv&index=2&t=0s

Claude Nougaro (2004). Eau douce (Freshwater).
Album "Claude Nougaro - La note bleue". Parlophone B00257O3YU.

Henri Salvador (1989). Les voleurs d'eau (The water thieves ).
Album "Henri Salvador - 20 chansons d'or", EMI B002489YMQ.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3T9DOJrzBw
Lyrics: https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/8879994

Peter Gabriel (1992). Washing of the water.
Album "Peter Grabiel - Us". Real World Productions B07D3HK87Z.

Emily Loizeau (2016). Le fond de l'eau (The bottom of water).

The Rolling Stones (2016). Little rain.
Album "The Rolling Stones - Blue and lonesome". Polydor Records B01LY40WIL.
Georges Moustaki (2009). De l'eau, de l'eau (Water, water).
Album " Georges Moustaki - Dans mon hamac". Parlophone France B012Z96IKE.

John Williams (2005). Memoirs of a geisha - 15. As the water...
Album "John Williams - Memoirs of a geisha". Mis B0084O8P9C.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MJ6kvdsuYc

Jeanne Cherhal (2004). La station (The wastewater treatment plant).
Album"Jeanne Cherhal - Douze fois par an". Tôt ou tard B07L34H3PJ.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X23D3-xMMU
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/jeanne-cherhal/paroles-la-station

Luis Mariano, with Annie Cordy (1961). Cha-cha des égoutiers (Cha-cha of sewermen).
Album "Luis Mariano - Ses plus belles chansons". MLP B018HL2SLC.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtyWl-80Xs0
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/annie-cordy/paroles-cha-cha-des-egoutiers

Jérôme Bossard (2012). Egouts (Sewers).
Album “Jérôme Bossard : G-rom, vol. 1”, 2012. Zygomat'Hic ASIN B009QUQGZ8.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNEaTq_4oC4

Marillion (1997). Memory of water.
Album “Marillion : Live from Cadogan Hall”, 2011. Eagle Records / Ear Music ER202052.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ESNxJNfNLo
Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/marillion/memoryofwater.html

Constantinople (2015). Le pas de l’eau – Cheshmeh (The water step).
Album « Jardins migrateurs », Ma Case Records B016C57X7O.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t9vEiUM03c

Les Wriggles (2002). L’eau (The water).
Album “Ah bas ouais mais bon”, Atmosphériques B077S683PK.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKW4Nm60MYM
Lyrics: https://genius.com/Les-wriggles-leau-lyrics

Chjami Aghjalesi (1993). L’acqua (The water).
Album “Chjami Aghjalesi : L' Altu Pratu di a Mimoria & Populu Vivu”, 2002. Ricordu 184.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXFRd4YcSjs

Bernard Herrmann (1960). The water.
Album “Psycho [Original soundtrack]”, 2014. Soundtrack Records.

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Magic System (2011). L’eau va manquer (Water will  be missed).
Album “Magic System : Touté kalé”, 2011. Capitol / EMI / Virgin 72006.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKHhYEPGg3Q

Claude Nougaro (1967). La pluie fait des claquettes (Rain makes taps).
Album “Nougaro : L’amour sorcier”, 2014. Mercury.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YluAf2T6YzQ
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/claude-nougaro/paroles-la-pluie-fait-des-claquettes

Marianne Faithfull (2014). Deep water.
Album “Marianne Faithfull : Give my love to London”, 2014. Easy Sound Recording Company / Naïve ES012-2.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpOFD6jIR_k

Bratsch (2007). Goutte d’eau (Water drop) (avec/with Charles Aznavour).
Album “Bratsch : Plein du monde”, 2011. World Village 479056.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y85PMZ05Gfs
Lyrics: https://genius.com/Bratsch-la-goutte-deau-lyrics

Karim Baggili (2005). Eau forte.
Album “Karim Baggili : Douar”, 2005. Acoustic Music 31913632.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dywqqEiVeKs

Marcel Dadi (1992). Just a little water.
Album “Marcel Dadi : Guitar legend”, 2011. EPM.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkmXFrH2WBQ

El Camaron de la Isla / Paco de Lucia (1981). Como el agua (Like water).
Album “El Camaron de la Isla / Paco de Lucia : Como el agua”, 1981. Philips / Universal Import 8383832.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KZyy8Oc1QA
Lyrics: https://lyricstranslate.com/fr/Camaron-de-la-Isla-Como-el-agua-lyrics.html

Dominique A (2001). Le commerce de l’eau (The water business).
Album “Dominique A : Sur nos forces motrices”, 2008. Wagram Records 3126892.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wowD5sG1tqU
Lyrics: https://www.paroles.net/dominique-a/paroles-le-commerce-de-l-eau

Pierre Akendengué (1996). Eau claire (Clear water).
Album “Pierre Akendengué : Maladalité”, 1996. Melodie 669762.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZWX9o4sGXM

Daran (2000). L’eau (Water).
Album “Daran : Augustin et Anita”, 2000. WEA International 380709.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H69IgjJD_B4
Lyrics: https://www.paroles-musique.com/paroles-Daran-Leau-lyrics,p8051

J.J. Cale (1971). River runs deep.
Album “J.J. Cale : Gold”, 2007. Universal Distribution 9847752.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JWJbUrBmtM
Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/jjcale/riverrunsdeep.html

Jean-Pierre Niobé (2013). Eau du ciel (Water from the sky).
Album “Niobé N° 6”, 2013. Niobé.
Sorry, no free version found, only in my Qobuz playlist...

Ana Moura (2009). Fado das aguas (Fado of waters).
Album “Ana Moura : Leva-me aos fados”, 2010. World Village 468099.
Lyrics :https://lyricstranslate.com/fr/fado-das-%C3%A1guas-fado-waters.html

Atahualpa Yupanqui (1959). Agua escondida (Hidden water).
Album “Atahualpa Yupanqui : Obras completas par guitarra - Versiones Carlos Martinez”, 2008. Acqua Records.

François and The Atlas Mountains (2009). Be Water (Je suis de l’eau).
Album “François and The Atlas Mountains : Plaine inondable”, 2009. Talitres 31710492.

Solam (2007). L’eau (Water).
Album “Solam : Ainsi va la vie”, 2007. Solam.
Lyrics: not found

Limousine (2014). Coeur d’eau (Heart of water).
Album “Limousine : Siam Roads”, 2014. Ekler'o'shock.

Antony and the Johnsons (2009). Dust and water
Album “Antony and the Johnsons : The crying light”, 2009. Rough Trade 920791.

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (1986). Muddy water.
Album “Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds : Kicking against the Pricks”,
2009. Mute CDXSTUMM 28.

Paco de Lucia (1986). Entre dos aguas (Between two waters).
Album “Paco de Lucia : Antologia”, 1995. Mercury / PolyGram / Polygram Iberica 5284212.

Jeanne Cherhal (2006). L’eau (Water).
Album “Jeanne Cherhal : L’eau”, 2006. Tôt ou Tard 10563.
Lyrics: https://www.paroles-musique.com/paroles-Jeanne_Cherhal-Leau-lyrics,p023229333

Paamath (2016). Le nom de l’eau (The name of water).
Album “Paamath : Le nom de l’eau”, 2016. Tillié B01A7KQPR4.