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19th-Century Music. 2017; 403239–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2017.40.3.239
Published: 01 March 2017
... with the containing landscape. But Debussy's fascination with the poetry of Paul Verlaine, over a period of twenty-two years from 1882 to 1904, juxtaposes such evocations of intense sensuous presence with songs of alienated absence and ironic distance. The poems Debussy set from Verlaine's Fêtes...
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19th-Century Music. 2018; 42296–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2018.42.2.96
Published: 04 December 2018
... musical français, 2003), 49 61. 45For the setting of the Cercle de l union artistique Chabrier composed a one-act comic operetta, Le Service obligatoire (1872), and then collaborated with Verlaine for Vaucochard et Fils 1er, an operetta that the pair of artists closer to Ambroise Thomas, Charles Gounod...
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19th-Century Music. 2015; 39156–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2015.39.1.56
Published: 01 July 2015
... manner of Baudelaire, Verlaine, and Mallarmé.39 Thus, Dukas concludes, the majority of his compo- sitions are . . . symbols of symbols. In fact, in the first part of these Nocturnes, in which the décor is made up of the slow unwinding of the clouds in an unchanging sky, ending their slow march dying...
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19th-Century Music. 2014; 38179–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2014.38.1.079
Published: 01 July 2014
... 3. Spleen 3. Ernest Dowson (after Verlaine) Songs Sacred 1. The Advent 1. Alice Meynell (1847 1922) and Profane 2. Hymn for a Child 2. Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893 1978) (1929 31) 3. My Fair 3. Alice Meynell 4. The Salley Gardens 4. W.B. Yeats (1865 1939) 5. The Soldier s Return 5...
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19th-Century Music. 2008; 322178–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2008.32.2.178
Published: 01 November 2008
... automne, Brumes et pluies), Mallarmé (Le vierge, le vivace, et le bel ajourd hui), Verlaine (Colloque sentimental), Louÿs (Le Tombeau des naïades), Laforgue (Couchant d hiver), and reaching back to in- clude a medieval text well known to Debussy Charles duc d Orléans (Yver vous n estes qu un vilain). 23As...
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19th-Century Music. 2007; 303288–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2007.30.3.288
Published: 01 March 2007
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19th-Century Music. 2005; 283214–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncm.2005.28.3.214
Published: 01 March 2005
... Verlaine s famous Art poétique ; see Paul Verlaine, uvres poétiques complètes (Paris: Gallimard, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade, 1962), p. 326. 222 19TH CENTURY MUSIC to compare them to the similar lamentations of his literary forebears. But I imagine that anyone who, having read Debussy s letters and...
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19th-Century Music. 1997; 203231–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746863
Published: 01 April 1997
... the Revolutionary f6te-and his de- mand for large groups of trained (though non- professional) singers to execute them. His first effort in this vein placed Symbolist poetry in a populist setting: based on Verlaine's "Clair de lune," the Serenade a Watteau for soloists, cho- rus, and orchestra was...
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19th-Century Music. 1994; 181746604 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746604
Published: 01 July 1994
..., BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE, Paris Claude Debussy (1862-1918) was a major force in the renaissance of the French art- song-a poem set to music. His songs draw upon the works of a number of poets including some of the literary giants of his day, Baudelaire, Mallarme and Verlaine. This thoroughly revised and updated...
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19th-Century Music. 1990; 133257–261 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746451
Published: 01 April 1990
... Charles Baudelaire, selected songs on Verlaine texts, and finally the Trois poemes de Stephane Mallarme of 1913, the culmination of the Symbolist impulse in Debussy's music. The last three chapters, generally less well fo- cused than the earlier ones, deal with the mani- festation of the Symbolist style...
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19th-Century Music. 1987; 11143–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746631
Published: 01 July 1987
..., Whistler, and a curious synthesis of Renoir and Monet; he subse- quently meets or refers to Catulle Mendes, Lole Fuller, Georgette Leblanc, Ernest Chausson, L6on Bloy, Paul Verlaine, Paul Adam, Tou- louse-Lautrec, Maurice Barres, Gustave Char- pentier, Willy, Jules Lemaitre, the Rothschilds, Barbey...
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19th-Century Music. 1986; 102157–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746641
Published: 01 October 1986
... influence is signi- ficant, for the cyclic theme and other Javanese elements reappear in three pieces composed within two years of the completion of the Fan- taisie: the piano piece Tarantelle styrienne (1890) and two Verlaine songs, Clair de lune (1891) and L'Achelonnement des haies moutonne a l'infini...
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19th-Century Music. 1977; 1185–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746772
Published: 01 July 1977
... interest in the work of Theodore de Banville, an association rich in all the ways it anticipates the composer's later affection for Verlaine. Musical considera- tions at first play a small part in the author's appreciation of the texts, but this chapter is merely a "prelude to analysis." It is regrettable...
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19th-Century Music. 1981; 52110–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746401
Published: 01 October 1981
... and probably only time in 1882.4 The mdlodie has no immediate relationship to the two later series of songs, FHtes galantes I and II, on poems by Verlaine, although it shares with them the ambience of a scene from the com- media dell'arte viewed through rose-colored spectacles. The Banville poem runs...
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19th-Century Music. 1978; 22746317 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746317
Published: 01 November 1978
... general reader should find as much satisfaction as the specialist." - The Listener 331 pages $32.50 Claude Debussy and the Poets Arthur B. Wenk "Wenk's excellent study is a highly refined and knowledgeable analy- sis of the mating of Debussy's music and the texts of the poets Banville, Verlaine...
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19th-Century Music. 1981; 5295–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746400
Published: 01 October 1981
... straining the powers of his soul, distinguishes more and more clearly, as it were with new senses, the multitudinous forest voices.12 In Diane, this silent landscape was the background to the drama. In Symbolist poems which Debussy set it recurs-most memorably in the "silence profonde" of Verlaine's "En...
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19th-Century Music. 1980; 4149–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3519813
Published: 01 July 1980
.... Lehman Deposit J. RIGBIE TURNER Music Manuscripts in The Pierpont Morgan Library [En sourdine] 3 pp. 34.5 x 27 cm. Song with piano; text, by Verlaine, begins: Calmes dans le demi-jour. On p. 4 are the first nine measures of his song Man- doline. Lesure 28. Albrecht 633 A. Cobb Deposit Iberia 11 leaves...
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19th-Century Music. 1978; 2188–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/746195
Published: 01 July 1978
... page of the catalogue de luxe. Debussy's manuscript was 'prepared in 1882-83 for Mme Vasnier, whom he admired, and was presented to her upon his departure for the Prix de Rome sojourn. It contains thir- teen settings of French poems, including the Fetes galantes of Verlaine and the songs to texts of...