String Quartet in G minor, Op. Introduction et rondo capriccioso, The children’s corner debussy pdf. 12 Klavierstücke für kleine und große Kinder, Op.
6 Studien in kanonischer Form, Op. Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. Rondo in C minor, Op. Waltz in A-flat major, Op. Waltz in E minor, B. Whistler-Nocturne in black and gold.
It was completed on 15 December 1899. He abandoned both pieces when close to finishing them. Plus lent et en retenant jusqu’à la fin. The title Nocturnes is to be interpreted here in a general and, more particularly, in a decorative sense. Therefore, it is not meant to designate the usual form of the Nocturne, but rather all the various impressions and the special effects of light that the word suggests. Nuages’ renders the immutable aspect of the sky and the slow, solemn motion of the clouds, fading away in grey tones lightly tinged with white.
Fêtes’ gives us the vibrating, dancing rhythm of the atmosphere with sudden flashes of light. But the background remains resistantly the same: the festival with its blending of music and luminous dust participating in the cosmic rhythm. Sirènes’ depicts the sea and its countless rhythms and presently, amongst the waves silvered by the moonlight, is heard the mysterious song of the Sirens as they laugh and pass on. 9 December 1900 in Paris.
The complete suite was first heard under the same forces on 27 October 1901. The initial performances met with a cool response from critics and the public, but today these are considered some of Debussy’s most accessible and popular works, admired for their beauty. The music lasts for about 25 minutes. Reproduction of Hokusai’s Wave from the cover of the 1905 edition of La Mer. This page was last edited on 6 July 2017, at 07:31.