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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Contents 1 Performances 1. It is characteristic of Debussy in its form, harmony, and content. It was famous throughout the region for its beautiful gardens and buildings. Music Menlo From Bach, Vol.

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The work makes active use of three themes, all in the same key, demanding the utmost sensitivity and imagination from the pianist. These chords bring to mind two things: La Cathedrale engloutie 5: Also performers create a ringing bell sound by instantly cxthedrale pedaled notes.

It was also very vulnerable to flooding, being situated below sea level.

Ivan Moravec Plays French Englloutie. A selection of his HMV recordings from to Jane Mortier, piano First Pub lication. Ys was a mythical city said to have been on the coast of Brittany Northwest France in the Bay of Douarnenez.


It is virtually an etude, fiercely aggressive and calling upon the full resources of the pianist.

La cathédrale engloutie

This is quite different from simple melodic doubling, like the 3rds in Voilesor the 5ths in La Merwhich are not usually heard alone without a significant accompanimental figure. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact. Classical Music for Yoga. Within this climactic section, measuresDebussy briefly modulates to F major, but finishes again in C major. The exact reason why Ys became submerged in the sea varies.

Debussy effects a striking musical depiction of the mythical submerged Cathedral of Ys with “archaicisms” like modality and parallel harmonies. 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. Crisp rhythms and “popular” harmonies punctuated by sharp dissonance anticipate elements in the music of Stravinsky and Poulenc.

Debussy [La Cathedrale engloutie] MIDI CLASSICS Mp3

Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact. Performer Pages Stefano Ligoratti Piano. Piano Classics from the Age of Impressionism. Also within measures enngloutie through 15 are two occurrences of motif 2 G in measure 1, E in measure 5; E in measure 5, C in measure The piano writing is particularly colorful and brilliantly effective.

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Inexact parallelism allows the quality of the harmonic intervals to vary throughout the line, even if the interval sizes are identical, while exact parallelism the sizes and qualities remain the same as the line progresses. Retrieved 24 July Catheddrale example, some performers use their full body weight to depress keys to create a rich sound. In this piece, Debussy composes the music using motivic development, rather than thematic development.


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englourie Remaining in Cit skips to material from the beginning of B, and continues with this material until bar 67, modulating briefly through E and G minor pentatonic. Motif 1 is also heard in a soprano voice from measure This is a slow, hypnotic, stately sarabande that utilizes multiple layers of parallel chords in unusual five-bar groupings. The Engulfed Cathedral; Bauer: Apparently a re-engraving of the Durand score above.

This prelude is typical of Debussy’s compositional characteristics. In andClaude Debussy wrote a series of 12 preludes for solo piano. This mode holds until measure 7, beginning a short section using the same mode now in C. The work’s rhythmic stasis, combined with its massive sonorities, creates an overwhelming sense of awe and grandeur.