Dionysiaques, Op. 62 is unquestionably Florent Schmitt’s most famous work for wind ensemble. It was composed exactly years ago, but it. Florent Schmitt () was born in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. He began composition lessons with local composer Gustave Sandre. Dionysiaques – Florent Schmitt – Program Note.
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Florent Schmitt was born in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. The work was originally scored for: In a time when many composers embraced Impressionism, his music, albeit influenced by Debussy, was admired for its energy, dynamism, grandeur, and virility, for its union of French clarity and German strength…[Many of his works] refuse lyrical abandon and sentimentality and are formed dionysiqaues a wilful and premeditated complexity as well as a passion for strong bold colours, violent emotions and extreme contrasts.
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Michalsky, “Fanfare After 17th Century Dances”. Notify me of new posts via email. However, it is in the public domain in Canada where IMSLP is hosted and other countries where the term is life-plus years such as China, Japan, Sch,itt and many others worldwide.
After awhile, the first of a series of jaunty, march-like party themes begins. Rarely does one hear a piece of music that takes the listener through so many moods and contrasts inside of a dozen minutes. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Although the work is not cshmitt programmatic, its title suggests a Dionysian orgy, which is fully realized in the intensity of the music with its interesting contrasts: As this work was first published before or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright with no “restoration” under the GATT amendments, it is very likely to be public domain in the Dionyisaques as well. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Dionysiaques is a brilliant, minute tour de force that takes the listener on an incredible sound journey. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Work Title Dionysiaques, Op. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Everything but the kitchen sink: Countless wind ensembles from middle school and high school up through college, as well as professional groups, program the piece regularly, and there have been dozens of recordings made by these Japanese ensembles.
It requires great technical skill and musical acuity. What gives Dionysiaques its staying power as a concert band piece? Notify me of new comments via email.
He began composition lessons with local composer Gustave Sandre, before entering the Paris Conservatoire at the age of Join 11 other followers. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Xi Wang, “Winter Blossom”.
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Dionysiaques, Op.62 (Schmitt, Florent)
John, there are numerous recordings of Dionysiaques available at the present time. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It has been clearly superseded by many newer recordings, although it remains of historical interest.
His father hoped he would become an organist. Some of the Japanese recordings are of a somewhat truncated score, lasting about 8 minutes instead of the usual 11, so be careful about those. Posted in European Band Classics Tags: YouTube clips of concert performances abound.
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