Print and download in PDF or MIDI La Cathédrale Engloutie – Composed by Claude DeBussy. Made by bmacs La Cathédrale engloutie (The Submerged Cathedral) is a prelude written by the French composer Claude Debussy for solo piano. It was published in as the tenth prelude in Debussy’s first of two . In this piece, Debussy composes the music using motivic development, rather than thematic development. After all. Debussy – La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Book 1 no) sheet music for Trumpet. You can access this piece (and all our high quality, printable PDF files) by.

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Preludes by Claude Debussy compositions Music based on European myths and legends. 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 Musuc is required for this feature.

La Cathédrale Engloutie

It also implies that this section is a mirror of one which came before, giving further support to the intro-ABA-outro structure. This shows Debussy at his closest manifestation of musical impressionism. It is characteristic of Debussy in its form, harmony, and content. Debussy uses mainly pentatonic modesprimarily the mode C-D-E-G-A, moving this mode through several tonics.

Debussy masterfully saturates the entire structure of the piece with these motifs in large- and small-scale ways. Recorded by pianist Ivan Ilic in AprilParis. Also performers create a ringing bell sound by instantly releasing pedaled notes.


Finally, the cathedral is gone from sight, and only the bells are heard, at a distant pianissimo. 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.

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Throughout dfbussy 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: Klavierwerke, Band II pp. For example, some performers use their full body weight to depress keys to create a rich sound.

Knopf, Apparently a re-engraving of the Durand score above.

Inexact parallelism allows the quality of the harmonic intervals to vary throughout the line, even if the interval sizes are identical, sehet exact parallelism the sizes and cathedrald remain the same as the line progresses.

Through application, tonal ambiguity is created that is often seen in Impressionist music. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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.

L.117 No.10 La cathédrale engloutie

This piece is based on an ancient Breton myth in which a cathedral, submerged underwater off the coast of the Island of Ysrises up from the sea on clear mornings when the water is transparent.

Performer Pages Paavali Jumppanen piano. In measure 13, the G idea returns for two bars. This section does not cite any sources. The high D in measures 1, 3, and 5; the soprano E octave that occurs 12 times from measures ; the high Shete in measures 14 and Sections of Debussy’s piece are also used in the introduction and final of Renaissance ‘s song At the Harbourfrom their album Ashes Are Burning.

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Also within measures 1 through 15 are two occurrences of motif 2 G in measure 1, E in measure 5; E in measure 5, C in measure LMC issued shortly after this score is a critical edition by James Briscoe on which copyright is claimed. 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. Performer Pages Heather W. The melodic statement here mudic C major is the climax of the piece.

Retrieved 24 July It was arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski as The Engulfed Cathedral and released in a recording in To begin the piece, Debussy uses parallel fifths.

La Cathedrale engloutie 5: First, it brings back material from the middle of the A section, again centered on Cbut now in c minor. Problems playing this file?

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This mode holds until measure 7, beginning a short section using the same mode now in C. Kate Cook, Musical Style and Genre: It begins in measure 28 and introduces a diatonic key for the first time, the key of C major. Macmillan, Piano Trio String Quartet Syrinx englloutie flute Six sonatas for various instruments