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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La cathédrale engloutie

It was famous throughout the region for its beautiful gardens and buildings. For example, motif 1 appears in the bottom of the right-hand chords on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarter notes of measure 14 D-E-Band again in the next three quarter note beats D-E-B. Editor First edition reissue.

The Engulfed Cathedral; Bauer: Hear It For Yourself! The rising pentatonic theme in measure 1 theme 1 repeats in measure 3, 5, 14, 15, 16, 17, 84, 85, and with a slight variations in measures and Then after a section marked Augmentez progressivement Slowly growing engliutie, the cathedral englouie and the grand organ is heard with a powerful fortissimo.

Crisp rhythms and “popular” harmonies punctuated by sharp dissonance anticipate elements in the music of Stravinsky and Poulenc. Apparently a re-engraving of the Durand score above. Jane Mortier, piano First Pub lication.

Contents 1 Performances 1. It begins in measure 28 and introduces a diatonic key for the first time, the key of C major.


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A second theme theme 2appearing for the first time in measuresrepeats in measures 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.

These chords bring to mind two things: The Gift of Music. From Mozart to Messiaen. Music for Brass Septet, Vol. After the beginning section, Debussy gently brings the cathedral out of the water by modulating to B major, shaping the melody in a wave-like fashion, and including important narrative instructions in measure Whole-tone scales and pentatonic harmonies provide the musical substance of this mysterious and evocative tone poem.

A Spaniard wooing his sweetheart with the sounds of his voice and his guitar is thwarted by several noisy interruptions. First, it brings back material from the middle of the A section, again centered on Cbut now in c minor.

Another version says that Dahut steals the key to let her secret lover in to the city during the night, mistakenly flooding the city. Claude Debussy, piano complete Paris: Another related legend says that when Paris is swallowed, the city of Ys will rise again.

Isao Tomita arranged the piece for electronic synthesizer as part of his Snowflakes Are Dancing recording of — The Thematic Process in Music. Light, rapid figurations and sudden shifts of register and dynamics require an exceptional degree of pianistic control. In the case of the two volumes of preludes, he places the title of the piece at the end of the piece, either to allow the pianist to respond intuitively and individually to the music before finding out what Debussy intended the music to sound like, or to apply more ambiguity to the music’s allusion.


The ancient Breton legend of Ys. Performer Pages Chiara Bertoglio Piano. Rapid figuration depicts the whirling winds, twice interrupted by sudden chordal outbursts. You may ask me for a manually cleaned version. The Late Recordings, Vol.

Préludes, Livre 1 (Debussy, Claude)

It was arranged for orchestra by Leopold Entloutie as The Engulfed Cathedral and released in a recording in Accessed March 17, Music for Pleasure [Wienerworld]. Cambridge University Press, La Cathedrale engloutie 5: Imaginative editing for pianists seeking a fresh look at this masterpiece in this centenary year. MP3 file audio User: Classics for Relaxation CDS