This is the loudest part of the piece. Is it a good teaching tool? 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. Close X Music Lists.
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Within this climactic section, measures sumergjda, Debussy briefly modulates to F major, but finishes again in C major.
To attain these effects that reflect images of the castle, most performers use specific techniques with regards to pedaling and articulation to affect tone color. It also implies that this section is a degussy of one which came before, giving further support to the intro-ABA-outro structure. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. History and Modernity Routledge, Is the transcription accurate?
Performer Pages Heather W. To protect the city, a huge dike was built around it with a single gate that opened for ships during low tide.
Then after a section marked Augmentez progressivement Slowly growingthe cathedral debyssy and the grand sumertida is heard with a powerful fortissimo.
Contents 1 Performances 1. The nearly symmetrical form of intro-ABA-outro helps illustrate the legend that Debussy is alluding to in the work, and his markings help point toward both the form and the legend. The next section is a actedral of A, noted as c in the timeline. It can be noted that it took some time for Impressionist music to be appreciated, but the critics and the listening public eventually warmed up to this experiment in harmonic freedom. Throughout all of this motivic repetition, transposition, and inversion, the themes longer phrases made up of the smaller motifs stay very much static, with only occasional elongation or shortening throughout the piece: Cztedral, Run by a king named Gradlon or Gralon who lived in a palace of marble, cedar, and gold, it was rich in commerce and the arts.
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You consent to our cookies and privacy catevral if you continue to use this site. Finally, the cathedral is gone from sight, and only the bells are heard, at a distant pianissimo. This mode holds until measure 7, beginning a short section using the same mode now in C.
We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email. The Thematic Process in Music. After three bars, it modulates to Eb pentatonic, continuing the same thematic sumerggida, again for three bars. Measure 15 marks the beginning of a new formal section, A, beginning in B major pentatonic, made distinct by eighth note triplets in the left hand.
Sumergidq performers create a ringing bell sound by instantly releasing pedaled notes. 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. If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank.
Performer Pages Stefano Ligoratti Piano. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4. Close X Saved to Music List. Ys was a mythical city said to have been on the coast of Brittany Northwest France in the Bay of Douarnenez. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. TOP Related Articles.
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You may ask me for a manually cleaned version. La Catedral Sumergida Debussy uses this unstable pitch collection, with no clear tonic to facilitate a smooth transition between G minor Pentatonic to C Major Pentatonic. This name will appear next to your review. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. 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 Another version says that Dahut steals the key to let her secret lover in to the city during the night, mistakenly flooding the city.
Jane Mortier, piano First Pub lication. Debussy masterfully saturates the entire structure of the piece with these motifs in large- and small-scale ways. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Close X Learn about Digital Video. 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. To attain these effects that reflect images of the castle, most performers use specific techniques with regards to pedaling and articulation to affect tone color.
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