Claude Debussy. La cathédrale engloutie, prelude for piano, L. /10 (/10). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook. Debussy, Claude La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Book 1 no) midi file for Piano (midi) – La cathédrale engloutie. (). by Claude A Debussy, Colin Matthews. Description: Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews; Duration: 5; Genres: Full.

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Shakespeare ‘s Puck is depicted here as a witty and capricious elf. 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 Retrieved from ” https: Streams Videos All Posts.

Negloutie of Debussy’s piece are also used in the introduction and final of Renaissance ‘s song At the Harbourfrom their album Ashes Are Burning. The Complete Columbia Album Collection. Piano Trio String Quartet Syrinx for flute Six sonatas for various instruments Grand Piano and Nature.

Debussy – La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Book 1 no) midi file for Piano (midi) –

Most depict Gradlon as a pious, devoted king and father who was the holder of the only key to the city gate. Knopf, This mode holds until measure 7, beginning a short section using the same mode now in C. It was also very vulnerable to flooding, being situated below sea level. The spirit and character of this work recall “Jeux de vagues” Play of wavesthe second movement of La mer – Piano Classics from the Age of Impressionism.


These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. From Mozart to Messiaen. Not by coincidence, motif 1b is heard in the 4th, 5th, and 6th quarter note beats of measure 14 B-D-E. Performer Pages Paavali Jumppanen piano. It was engllutie for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski as The Engulfed Cathedral and released in a recording in To begin the piece, Debussy uses parallel fifths.

Performer Pages Stefano Ligoratti Piano. Suite bergamasque for piano No; Mer No Please help improve this section by adding citations to cathesrale sources.

The Britannic Organ, Vol. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Sounds can be heard of priests chanting, bells chiming, engloutis the organ playing, from across the sea. 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.

Recorded by pianist Ivan Ilic in AprilParis. It is characteristic of Debussy in its form, harmony, and content. Rapid figuration depicts the whirling winds, twice interrupted by sudden chordal outbursts.

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

This is quite different from simple melodic doubling, like the catthedrale in Voilesor the 5ths in La Merwhich are not usually heard alone without a significant accompanimental figure.


Accessed March 17, Debussy effectively recreates a Spanish-inflected guitar sound on the keyboard, treating the interruptions with wry humor. The work’s rhythmic stasis, combined with its massive sonorities, creates an overwhelming sense of awe and grandeur. LMC issued shortly after this score is a critical edition by James Briscoe on which copyright is claimed.

These chords bring to mind two things: 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.

A selection of his HMV recordings from to Debussy masterfully saturates the entire structure of the piece with these motifs in large- and small-scale ways. The American Symphonic Organ.

For example, some performers use their full body weight to depress keys to create a rich sound. Bouquet Of Piano Music. Classical Music for Yoga.

The Story of Debussy’s “The Sunken Cathedral”

Finally, the cathedral is gone from sight, and only the bells are heard, at a distant pianissimo. Introspection Late Night Partying. Motif 1 is also heard in a soprano voice from measure Macmillan, ,