The singing society then sang a barcarolle, the words of the first line being, "Of the sea, our yacht is the pride."
In Chopin's barcarolle there is a number of trills preceded by grace notes.
She did as he asked her, and he was silent until the last note of the barcarolle died away in a softly murmured breath.
He had it–the “barcarolle,” the boat-song from the “Tales of Hoffmann!”
Strictly speaking, the barcarolle is an Italian boat-songbarca being the Italian word for boat.
Herein lies the idea of the barcarolle, the ebb and flow, the undulation of each measure.
Still, the barcarolle is one of the most important of Chopin's compositions in the nocturne-style.
Lenz, who did not know the barcarolle, thereupon went to a music-shop and read it through attentively.
The first kiss of her first love—moonlight, and the barcarolle.
Upstairs a door was opened, and a sweet, girlish voice trilled two bars of a Venetian barcarolle.