: Rapsodie for Alto Saxophone and Piano (): Claude Debussy: Books. Claude Debussy. But his commissioned work, Rapsodie pour Orchestre et Saxophone did not make its way to the concert stage so easily. Rapsodie pour Orchestre et Saxophone, by Claude. Debussy. Jonathon Blum. Western Kentucky University, @

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Writing to Lambinet, he states: Beyond orchestration, specific structural alterations made to Rapsodie indicate that Roger-Ducasse was intimately acquainted with Debussy’s mathematical methods of composition. However, Debussy’s posthumous contribution was finally given to the public, and the original manuscript finally delivered to Hall by Caplet, perhaps?

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Read more Read less. This version was first performed in The first of these, Charles Martin Loeffler’s Divertissement espagnol pour orchestre et saxophonewas premiered on 29 Januaryat Copley Hall.

Share your thoughts with other customers. A composer who found it exceptionally difficult to write anything to order, Debussy found the composition of his Rhapsodie for alto saxophone and orchestra — which had been requested in by Elisa Hall, President of the Boston Orchestral Club — a particularly disagreeable task.

This may well reveal the meaning hrapsodie the debissy of the title and renders all subsequent re-orchestrations of the work inauthentic. It appears that Longy and the saxophone lady are in Paris! Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

The Rapsodie manuscripts also indicate that Roger-Ducasse had a deep understanding of Debussy’s techniques of orchestration from around tothe years of La mer.

Writing to his first wife, Lilly, on 31 Mayhe explains the immediate circumstances: As the newly appointed president of the Boston Orchestral Club, Elise Hall now had a busy claufe presenting the new scores which she had commissioned. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. However, despite having been paid his fee on the commission from Hall in and from publisher Jacques Durand inDebussy inexplicably chose to retain the score of Rapsodie until his death in March Hall, the first American surgeon to perform a successful appendectomy.


English Choose a language for shopping. Upon discovering a dearth of repertoire for orchestral saxophone, Elise Hall set out to commission new works. As the Rapsodie pour orchestre et saxophone remained unpublished and unperformed during Debussy’s lifetime, little was known about the nature of the work.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As mentioned above, all surviving first-hand accounts of Hall’s Parisian performance allude to a successful, indeed triumphant, concert, but Debussy’s biographers searched for reasons to explain Debussy’s reluctance to finish Hall’s commission. Meanwhile, the composer obviously rhapsodif other things on his mind, deciding that June to leave his first wife and elope with Emma Bardac to England; the lovers took flight in July.

Complete Works for Orchestra. If you want to read the full article in english please visit: Here, the tuba is introduced into the score for the first time at the center of the spiral in m. Hall displayed a beautiful quality of tone and technical mastery.

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: Rapsodie for Alto Saxophone and Piano (): Claude Debussy: Books

InHall performed one of her other commissions in Paris, and Debussywho was present, later wrote that he thought it ridiculous to see a woman in a pink frock playing on such an ungainly instrument, adding that it was not his desire to perpetuate the spectacle.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Entrusted to his careful supervision, the integrity of Rapsodie pour orchestre et saxophoneas published by Durand, has remained intact.


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In the late s, as a favored pupil, he was given the original manuscript of the Requiem and asked by the composer to create a reduction for choir and piano, which was rebussy in Sheet music Verified Purchase.

These revisions were not the result of carelessness, but of carefully fulfilling Debussy’s original plan. Product details Sheet music Publisher: Histoires Music for Saxophone and Piano. In the spring ofHall performed for a second time in Paris.

Rhapsody for alto saxophone & orchestra (or piano), L. 104 (98)

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By the importance of its proportions, the richness of its colors, the rare zest of its musical quality, this work, which allies itself to the best which has been written by its author, is worthy of the Nocturnes and Images.

Not much to say here other than this publisher does a good job! Thus, while Roger-Ducasse was not the true orchestrator of Rapsodiehe most certainly prepared the score with care and discretion, which is to say he was not merely a copyist. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. For this revision, the original rhythmic values of two measures were simply rhaosodie.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. These circumstances, initially irksome and exasperating, became the perfect catalyst for a struggling composer who hadn’t written a note of music in nearly a year.