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L'Enfant Prodigue, CD 61: Vocal score (French and English

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In this work he utilized the Phrygian mode as well as less standard scales, such as the whole-tone, which creates a sense of floating, ethereal harmony. Indeed, a tiny (five-foot, hundred-pound) Scottish singer trained in France, Garden was known more as an expressive vocal actress than as a pure singer. The following year the opera was produced in London, Berlin, Budapest and Rome, the first performance in America taking place at Chicago in 1910. While the preceding Shostakovich work is perhaps a symphony masquerading as a suite, Images is definitely not a symphony.
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Debussy: La Mer (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

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Penalty for over-due books 2c a day plus cost of notices. Debussy left her for Gaby's friend, Rosalie "Lily" Texier and they were married in October 1889. At age 14 he began composition lessons with Frank Bridge. How you know him: The opening melody from Peer Gynt has been used in many Looney Tunes cartoons to signify morning. Orchestrally, I'll focus on Debussy's most important work, La Mer (The Sea), subtitled Three Symphonic Sketches. He shared the movement's interest in the esoteric and indefinite and their rejection of naturalism and realism.
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Preludes, Vol 1 (Kalmus Edition)

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Dujardin had made his Revue the organ of the Symbolist movement, and among his contributors were Mallarme himself, Villiers de Tlsle Adam, Verlaine and Laforgue. This is also a rare chance for the local audience to admire a classical piece of France as HBSO normally performs works by Russian, German, and Austrian composers. Edouardo 25 Namouna 50 Le roi d'Ys overture 21 Laloy. While shorn of most of its orchestral prelude, the opening scene is a revelation, as Dufranne and Marthe Nespoulos deliver their lines conversationally, with precise rhythm, diction and enunciation, finely graded dynamics and an attenuated yet affecting emotional range – even when Golaud boasts of his ancestry or when M�lisande threatens to throw herself into the stream.
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Clair De Lune - for Piano

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This has often taken the form of a debate concerning the merits of the title 'Impressionist composer' that so many have bestowed upon Debussy.. The first two exhibit some of those exotic influences to which reference has already been made; the third piece is more frankly descriptive, as its title suggests, and is one of the rare instances in Debussy's works where the composer has deliberately introduced frag- ments of two old French popular tunes - " Nous n'irons plus au bois," and the lullaby, " Do, do, Fenfantdo."
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Debussy: Suite Bergamasque Pour Le Piano (Music Scores)

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The extended phrase length of the horn motif is replaced by the rapid alternation in one-bar units of the pentatonic figure and a new motif strikingly scored for oboe. of a suppressed energy that has to be unleashed. Il fréquente le salon de Mallarmé et revient au projet de l' Après-midi d'un faune en composant le prélude. But the ideas resurfaced in 1899 to become the Nocturnes we know today, and it is a testament to Debussy's mastery of instrumentation that it is now impossible to imagine the work in any other form.
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String Quartet, Op. 10 (Kalmus Edition)

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A 1904 commission to provide incidental music for King Lear at the Odeon came to nothing. and motivic procedures followed: even in such a short period. many have detected an oriental influence upon La mer in such passages as the pentatonic melody at 1/33. His tone is ugly, he favors fast tempos with no expressiveness, and there's distortion at higher volumes. His teachers, his friends and rivals, and his numerous wives and mistresses are presented.
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SYRINX (WYE) SOLO FLUTE

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He is one of only a handful of composers whose work was termed Impressionism, parallel to the movement in visual art taking place at the same time. En 1892, il met en musique quelques unes de ses poésies influencées par le symbolisme. In teaching him those means, one might ruin his talent. The final humiliation came when Henri Bataille. Electronically generated sounds have been used both on their own and in combination with traditional instruments.
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Debussy Album for String Quartet - Score

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The family moved to Paris in 1867, but in 1870 Debussy's pregnant mother fled with Claude to his paternal aunt's home in Cannes to escape the Franco-Prussian War. I expected this book to be entirely devoted to Debussy's music and the inspirations behind his works. The whole expanse of nature is reflected in my own sincere and feeble soul. It is an image of terror, elegance, and awesome power, simultaneously through Hokusai's usage of perspective. At this post, he directed the Paris premiere of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Golden Cockerel.
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LA MER: 3 SYMPHONIC SKETCHES STUDY SCORE WITH CD (Eulenburg

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Debussy remained subliminally attached to Franck as a kind of father figure to be admired rather than emulated. His music virtually defines the transition from late-Romantic music to 20th century modernist music. Ben Johnston argued that Debussy was actually trying to fake >5-limit JI tertian sonorities in the context of 12tet. Following this relatively unsuccessful sortie into instrumental forms. .. Avec La Mer, il renouvelle la forme symphonique ; avec Jeux, il inscrit la musique pour ballet dans un modernisme prophétique ; avec Pelléas et Mélisande, l’opéra français sort des ornières de la tradition du drame lyrique, tandis qu’il confère à la musique de chambre, avec son quatuor à cordes et son trio, des accents impressionnistes inspirés.
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Voiles (Extrait Du Premier Livre De Preludes) [Piano Sheet

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Claude Debussy, by Rene P6ter (Paris, 1931). However, the period immediately following was fertile for the young composer; trips to Bayreuth and the Paris World Exhibition (1889) established, respectively, his determination to move away from the influence of Richard Wagner, and his interest in the music of Eastern cultures. When he returned to the US in 1924, he took up piano playing at a local resort to make ends meet, but within a year two all of his compositions had already been performed.
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