: 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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Rainy Day Rhaapsodie Road Trip. Please try again later. Meanwhile, the composer obviously had 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. The Hall manuscript, at measures, and the original saxophone transcription and piano-score arrangement, both atare inconsistent with this formula.

Upon discovering a dearth of repertoire for orchestral saxophone, Elise Hall set out to commission new works. Additional evidence even suggests Roger-Ducasse understood that the composer himself intended that the ratio of saxophone smaller to orchestra-without-saxophone larger would follow Golden Section proportions.

This piece of sheet music rhhapsodie edited and printed. After Rapsodie pour orchestre et saxophone was published by Durand and premiered in Paris inthe holograph sketch was finally sent to Elise Hall. It appears, rather as an orchestral tableau in which the singular character of the principal instrument’s timbre is chiefly displayed, unlike virtuoso writing, which does not show off this aspect.

In the mids, Mrs. With work on Rapsodie completed, Roger-Ducasse, writing to Emma Debussy on 28 Octoberindicates the possibility of a premiere: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

Debussy’s Rapsodie pour orchestre et saxophone Revisited

This Article in not complete. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Writing to his first wife, Lilly, cclaude 31 Mayhe explains the immediate circumstances: Here, the tuba is introduced into the score for the first time at the center of the spiral in m. Write a customer review.


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However, in Debussy again resumed work on the piece, and finally sent Hall a rough draft of just three or four staves, with much of the score still missing. Musique de Chambre avec Vents.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Complete Works for Orchestra. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Sheet music Verified Purchase. Introspection Late Night Partying. As indicated, it cannot be discounted that Roger-Ducasse may well have consulted Caplet. Roger-Ducasse immediately began work on Rapsodie in late April and had made considerable progress within a few weeks. Lilly Debussy’s failed suicide attempt in Rhapsodiie and subsequent lawsuit against her husband became a widely clade scandal.

Caplet, as conductor and as one who received two commissions from Halland Roger-Ducasse as score preparer, were both responsible for an authoritative first performance of Rapsodieso it is reasonable to conclude they consulted each other regarding such specific details.

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Rapsodie for Orchestra and Saxophone (Debussy, Claude)

The Art of Saxophone. These were sent in Ckaude to Durand’s chief proofreader, Lucien Garban, who obviously used Debussy’s holograph [Hall manuscript] to authenticate the accuracy of the Roger-Ducasse scores. She would never perform nor hear the Rapsodie. Only a few changes were made to dynamics, articulations, and rhythms.

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It is a pity that the literature of this peculiarly impressive instrument is not larger. It appears this instrument is once again fashionable—Fl. The Very Best of Debussy. With little regard for the cost, she set about commissioning a substantial array of new works for the instrument, which then had a very small repertory, rhzpsodie approached several prominent French composers, including Debussy.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get to Know Us. These techniques, some of which are outlined below, saxohone discussed in detail in Roy Howat’s Debussy in Proportion. A composer who found it exceptionally difficult to write anything rhapsorie 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.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Arranged by Eugene Rousseau. To begin a new work appears to me like a perilous leap, and one risks breaking one’s back. Complete Chamber Music for Woodwinds. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It appears that Longy and the saxophone lady are in Paris! Many great composers have accepted commissions for new works, and then never managed to bring them to fruition; Debussy was certainly no exception.

While he did include instruments and revisions not indicated on Debussy’s sketch, all of his decisions were based on a thorough investigation of Debussy’s methods. For this revision, the original rhythmic values of two measures were simply halved.