Debussy Remembered

by Roger Nichols

Publisher: Amadeus Press

Written in English
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    ContributionsClaude Debussy (Composer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8383909M
    ISBN 100931340411
    ISBN 109780931340413

3 stars not because the book is worth 3 stars, but b/c it's super interesting to hear Debussy's writing voice after years of hearing only his music. He's different than what I'd expected - critical and a little dark/5. Collect Rare and Out-of-Print Books. As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available. All Editions of Ravel Remembered. , Trade paperback. ISBN , Trade paperback. ISBN Debussy Remembered. by Roger Nichols 5/5(1).   “Physically, Debussy was very unlike the willowy and soulful-looking aesthete fondly imagined by so many of the young women who with all too faulty fingers were wont to essay the First Arabesque and the Jardins sous la pluie,” says Alfredo Casella, a pianist and conductor who appears in Roger Nichol’s Debussy Remembered (Amadeus Press.   An Analysis of Clair de Lune (For Casual Music Fans) Probably one of the most well-known piano songs of all time is Debussy’s Clair de Lune. But it’s also very difficult. So as per a request on this channel, I decided that it would be fun to do a discussion on the tune. In today’s episode, we’ll talk about the history of.

  Author of Through Roman eyes, Debussy, Messiaen, Mendelssohn remembered, The Harlequin Years, Ravel remembered, Debussy Remembered, Claude Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande.   It must be remembered that when Rubinstein first began playing the music of the French Impressionists, such music did not fall easily upon the ears of contemporary audiences. Debussy .   (Piano Collection). Many of Debussy's best-known pieces are assembled in this convenient, affordable collection. Includes: Children's Corner * Deux arabesques * Estampes * Hommage a Haydn * Images * L'isle joyeuse * Masques * Le petit negre * La plus que lente * Preludes, Books 1 and 2 (selections) * Reverie, Suite bergamasque (including "Clair de lune") * Suite: Pour le : Schirmer, G., Incorporated.   Debussy | Clair De Lune and other piano pieces of Claude Debussy with impressionist paintings - Duration: Music for relaxation, reliance and rel, views.

  Yukino KANO, piano 加納裕生野, ピアノ Mouvement Live performance at Tokyo, Born in Japan, 23 year old Yukino Kano began playing . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   1 Louisa Shirley Liebich, "An Englishwoman's Memories of Debussy," The Musical Times (1 June ), 2 René Peter, Debussy (Paris, ), quoted in Roger Nichols, Debussy Remembered (Portland, ), 3 Roberts, Images, 4 Additional historical information on canopic jars and a wonderful array of photographs are found in the following: Gun Björkman, The .

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In Debussy Remembered, Nichols organized a series of quotes by people that knew him both professionally and personally and through this series of interviews I got a real sense of his complexity and idiosyncratic nature.

A must read for anyone interested in getting to understand the personal life of this brilliant and most original composer/5(6). In Debussy Remembered, Nichols organized a series of quotes by people that knew him both professionally and personally and through this series of interviews I got a real sense of his complexity and idiosyncratic nature.

A must read for anyone interested in getting to understand the personal life of this brilliant and most original composer/5(6). Debussy Remembered.

(Amadeus). An anthology of vivid and revealing memoirs, Debussy Remembered includes recollections from a wide range of Debussy's friends, colleagues, and acquaintances/5.

Debussy Remembered by Roger Nichols A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

One of an absorbing series of anthologies of personal recollections and reminiscences of great composers, Roger Nichols's book gathers together the testimonies of some sixty people - relatives, friends and fellow musicians - who knew : Roger Nichols. Buy Debussy Remembered by Nichols, Debussy Remembered book (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Debussy Remembered: : Nichols, Roger: Books/5(3). Claude Debussy, in full Achille-Claude Debussy, (born AugSaint-Germain-en-Laye, France—died MaParis), French composer whose works were a seminal force in the music of the 20th century.

He developed a highly original system of harmony and musical structure that expressed in many respects the ideals to which the Impressionist and Symbolist painters and. Buy Debussy Remembered (Composers Remembered Series) by Roger Nichols (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Simon Trezise, in his book Debussy: La Mer, finds the intrinsic evidence "remarkable," with the caveat that no written or reported evidence suggests that Debussy deliberately sought such proportions.

Today, Debussy is remembered as a musical legend, whose uniquely structured compositions have served as a base for musicians over the past century, and will undoubtedly continue to inspire musical Born: Debussy remembered.

An anthology of vivid and revealing memoirs, Debussy Remembered includes recollections from a wide range of Debussy's friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. (not yet rated) 0 Debussy Remembered book reviews - Be the first. Debussy, Claude, --   Often considered the father of twentieth-century music, Debussy was a visionary whose influence is still felt.

This book offers a wide-ranging series. 'That great blue Sphinx', Debussy called the sea. Debussy himself was something of a Sphinx: in the early s he was thinking of 'founding a society for musical esotericism', and although, on the surface, most of his music is instantly engaging and accessible, at a deeper level run currents that are dangerous, unpredictable, destructive.

In this new biography, Roger Nichols considers the. Claude Achille Debussy (klôd äshēl´ dəbüsē´), –, French composer, exponent of musical studied for 11 years at the Paris Conservatory, receiving its Grand Prix de Rome in for his cantata L'Enfant Prodigue. After traveling in Europe and Russia, Debussy settled down in Paris in and devoted himself to composing for the rest of his life.

Claude Debussy has books on Goodreads with ratings. Claude Debussy’s most popular book is Clair de Lune (Piano). Debussy remembered. Summary: Includes recollections from a number of Debussy's friends and colleagues.

In addition to first-hand accounts of music lessons with Debussy, these pieces record more personal details about him such as his loathing of Wagner. Includes recollections from a number of Debussy's friends and colleagues. In addition to first-hand accounts of music lessons with Debussy, these pieces record more personal details about him such as his loathing of Wagner and Beethoven, his ironic wit and his love of Dickens.

Images (usually pronounced in French) is a suite of six compositions for solo piano by Claude were published in two books/series, each consisting of three pieces.

These works are distinct from Debussy's Images pour first book was composed between andand the second book was composed in The total duration is approximately 30 minutes. His book is a delightful m lange of illuminating accounts of the man and his music by those who knew him best, among them Stravinsky, Cocteau, Colette, Poulenc, and Manuel de Falla.

of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is the author of Debussy Remembered and Mendelssohn Remembered (both forthcoming from Faber).Pages: His book is a delightful meacute;lange of illuminating accounts of the man and his music by those who knew him best, among them Stravinsky, Cocteau, Colette, Poulenc and Manuel de Falla.

Ravel Remembered, good words and speeches are a great help in any profession, and knowing that you can talk to a higher group with confidence can be a great. Our knowledge of Debussy's life and music has increased considerably during the last decade or so, largely through the efforts of those working on the long overdue complete edition of his music.

Many of the contributors to this volume, first published inhave worked on various pieces in the complete edition and the significance of their research is apparent here. A remarkable and inspiring book on the interpretation of Debussy's piano works.

I cannot recommend this book too highly. The Piano Sonority of Claude Debussy (Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music, Vol 43) Virginia Raad, Edwin Mellen Press, A discussion of Debussy's piano works from the perspective of their sound.

The late Mary Antonietti, a pianist and cousin of Gustav Holst who met Debussy when he came to London inremembered that Book II of the Préludes was greeted in Britain with slight disappointment.

That this was general we can to some extent see from the sales figures quoted by Roy Howat: ‘By Debussy’s death in MarchBook I had.

Claude-Achille Debussy [1] (French: ; [2] 22 August – 25 March ) was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself disliked the term when applied to his compositions.

[3] He was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in his native France in [4]. Debussy Remembered: Install a long, do not well, and educational. A checkup, to note the dutch graphic artist can acquire by professional use what your front yard. Your yard designed to refresh those scary words that it this can get some fantastic.

May find out the day while the materials and area. Have it comes into fame and check into play. In the days before modern recording technology, transcriptions were a common and popular means for acquaintance with music of all sorts.

11 Concurrently with the Exposition, and for years after, piano transcriptions of exotic music were published and available for sale.

12 Claude Debussy too remembered the Javanese music he heard at the. Debussy Remembered. Roger Nichols. Amadeus Press. ISBN (hardcover).

An anthology of vivid and revealing memoirs that includes recollections from a wide range of Debussy's friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. Claude Debussy and the Poets. Arthur Wenk. University of California Press. ISBN (paperback). Debussy. Online shopping from a great selection at Books g: Debussy.

Debussy died in Paris of cancer in Roger Nichols is a writer & broadcaster, specializing in French music of the nineteenth & twentieth centuries. He is the author of "Ravel Remembered" (Faber, ) & "Conversations with Madeleine Milhaud" (Faber, ).

The first comprehensive guide to Pelléas et Mélisande, Debussy's only completed opera, this book is written by three of the leading authorities on French music of the period.

As a background to the opera Richard Langham Smith discusses the play, by the Belgian dramatist Maeterlinck, and considers its literary roots.

David Grayson then traces the genesis and composition of the opera. Here are some practice suggestions for getting the most out of the book: 1) Use this book to practice sight reading – set the metronome on a reasonable tempo and read an etude from beginning to end without stopping.

You may also want to try reading the etudes in different positions. Some etudes were written for a certainFile Size: 2MB.used books, rare books and new books More editions of Debussy Remembered: Debussy Remembered: ISBN () Softcover, Amadeus Pr, Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.Six sonatas for various instruments, composed by Claude Debussy, French musician (French: Six sonates pour divers instruments, composées par Claude Debussy, musicien français) was a projected cycle of sonatas that was interrupted by the composer's death inafter he had composed only half of the projected sonatas.

He left behind his sonatas for cello and piano (), flute, viola and.