Claude Debussy. La cathédrale engloutie, prelude for piano, L. /10 (/10). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook. Debussy, Claude La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Book 1 no) midi file for Piano (midi) – La cathédrale engloutie. (). by Claude A Debussy, Colin Matthews. Description: Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews; Duration: 5; Genres: Full.

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His daughter, Dahut, on the other hand is usually described as a sinful, deceitful princess. Performer Pages Heather W.

The Story of Debussy’s “The Sunken Cathedral”

The American Symphonic Organ. Another version says that Dahut steals the key to let her secret lover in to the city during the night, mistakenly flooding the city.

Music Menlo From Bach, Vol. The next section, B, measuresis a composite of earlier themes. Music from a Divided City.

Schubert, Auber, Mendelssohn and others April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Cambridge University Press, This prelude is an example of Debussy’s musical impressionism in that it is a musical depiction of, or allusion to, an image or idea.

The opening of the piece gently brings in the cathedral, out of the water, with a melody that resembles waves. Crisp rhythms and “popular” harmonies punctuated by sharp dissonance anticipate elements in the music of Stravinsky and Poulenc.


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The Art of Maurizio Pollini. Echo Bridge Home Entertainment. MacMillin, Hear It For Yourself! Classics for Relaxation CDS Interestingly, a statue of Gradlon still stands between the spires of the Cathedral of Saint Corentin in Quimper. Following the grand entrance and exit of the organ, the cathedral sinks back down into the ocean measures and the organ is heard once more, but from underwater.

Arranger Arthur Hartmann First, it brings back material from the middle of the A section, again centered on Cbut now in c minor. The Thematic Process in Music.

La cathédrale engloutie

Imaginative editing for pianists seeking a fresh look at this masterpiece in this centenary year. Knopf, The slow, sustained legato underpins the powerfully hypnotic atmosphere.

The Britannic Organ, Vol. Measure 15 marks the beginning of a new formal section, A, beginning in B major pentatonic, made distinct by eighth note triplets in the left hand. Also performers create a ringing bell sound by instantly releasing pedaled notes.

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Tomita Live In New York. Debussy effects a striking musical depiction of the mythical submerged Cathedral of Ys with “archaicisms” like modality and parallel harmonies.

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The work’s rhythmic stasis, combined with its massive sonorities, creates an overwhelming sense of awe and grandeur.

Claude Debussy, piano complete Paris: Dances of the Polovetzki Maidens; Debussy: Much of the work’s impact derives from the extreme, effective economy of debuzsy material.

Debussy masterfully saturates the entire structure of the piece with these motifs in large- and small-scale ways.

In some versions, Princess Dahut holds a secret banquet for her lover and the two, drunk with wine, steal the key from her father and open the gates, letting the waters flood in.

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. From Mozart to Messiaen. Debussy uses the technique of parallelism also known as harmonic planing in his prelude lx dilute the sense of direction motion found in prior traditional progressions.