DURAND CLAUDE Debussy La Cathedrale Engloutie For Piano. Be the first to review this product. CA$ Out Of Stock. SKU. Catalog #: . Jiri Kylián’s ballet is set to a composition by Claude Debussy which was inspired by a fifteenth-century Breton legend. This tells how a cathedral was built on a. La cathédrale engloutie. (). by Claude A Debussy, Colin Matthews. Description: Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews; Duration: 5; Genres: Full.

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This is the loudest part of the piece. Ys becomes submerged in the sea. Then after a section marked Augmentez progressivement Slowly growingthe cathedral emerges and the grand organ is heard with a powerful fortissimo.

You may ask me for a manually cleaned version. First, it brings back material from the middle of the A section, again centered on Cbut now in c minor.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Javascript is required for this feature. Debussy uses the technique of parallelism engloutle known as harmonic planing in his prelude to dilute the sense of direction motion found in prior traditional progressions. Also performers create a ringing bell sound by instantly releasing pedaled notes.

Debussy quite often named his pieces with the exact image that he was composing about, like La MerDes pas sur la neigeor Jardins sous la pluie. The Thematic Process in Music. Inexact parallelism can csthedrale a sense of tonality, while exact parallelism can dispel the sense of tonality as pitch content cannot be analyzed diatonically in a single key. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

I provide the original scanned version and the filtered, because the filter does some changes smoothening, sharpening borders and some portions of the scan get lost sometimes when they are too small e. Some extra work has been done in erasing the titles at the beginning of each piece and placing them at the end, following the Author’s wish.


A quintessential example of musical impressionismthe piece depicts the rise of a cathedral from the water and subsequent return to the depths — complete with bells chiming, priests chanting, and organ playing. The form of the piece can be traced through the progression of tonal centers and pitch collections. Naxos Javascript not enabled. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page.

Through application, tonal ambiguity is created that is often seen in Impressionist music. LMC issued shortly after this score is a critical edition by James Briscoe on which copyright is claimed. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Motif 1 is heard on a broader scale in the bass notes dotted whole notes in measureshitting the notes of the motif in inversion and transposition on the down-beats of measures 1, 15, and 16 G-C-B.

Retrieved from ” http: The first chord of the piece is made up of sonorous Gs and Ds open fifths.

La cathédrale engloutie – Wikipedia

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. Parallel harmony forces the chords to be understood less with functional roots, and more as coloristic expansions of the melodic line.

This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Finally, it is out of sight and only the bells are heard at a distant pianissimo. It is a complete exploration of chordal sound that encompasses the entire range of the piano, and that includes one of Debussy’s signature chords a major tonic triad with added 2nd and 6th scale degrees.

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Another version says that Dahut steals the key to let her secret lover in to the city during the night, mistakenly flooding the city. MacMillin, Klavierwerke, Band II pp.


MP3 file audio User: He does so and she turns into a mermaid. His daughter, Dahut, on the other hand is usually described as a sinful, deceitful princess. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Not by coincidence, motif 1b is heard in the 4th, 5th, and 6th quarter note beats of measure 14 B-D-E.

Within this climactic section, measuresDebussy briefly modulates to F major, but finishes again in C major.

The Story of Debussy’s “The Sunken Cathedral”

The use of stark, open fifths here allude to the idea of church bells that sound from the distance, across the ocean.

The opening of the piece gently brings in the cathedral, out of the water, with a melody that resembles waves.

In this piece, Debussy composes the music using motivic development, rather than thematic development. History and Modernity Routledge, This section does not cite any sources. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.

Finally, the cathedral is gone from sight, and only the cathedrake are heard, at a distant pianissimo. Motif 1 is also heard in a soprano voice from measure Arranger Pierre Gouin – Contact.

The Story of Debussy’s “The Sunken Cathedral” | Parker Symphony Orchestra

It begins in measure 28 and introduces a diatonic key for the first time, the key of C major. After three bars, it modulates to Eb pentatonic, continuing the same thematic idea, again for three bars.

It was arranged for orchestra by Acthedrale Stokowski as The Engulfed Cathedral and released in a recording in