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Author Raad, Virginia.

Title The piano sonority of Claude Debussy / Virginia Raad.

Published Lewiston : E. Mellon Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 80 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in the history and interpretation of music ; v. 43.
Studies in the history and interpretation of music ; v. 43.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pt. I. Claude Debussy, Pianist -- Pt. II. The Early Work. The So-Called Transparent Legato. The Use of Piano Sonority to Evoke Other Instruments. The Staccato Touch. The Evasion of Fixed Pitch. Sustained Sound: the Piano Pedal; Harmonic Pedals -- Pt. III. The Mature Work. Traditional Pianistic Passages Become Evocative. Sustained Sound: Harmonic Pedals. The Exploration of Orchestral Sonorities at the Keyboard. Sonorous Means Which Disguise the Physical Construction of the Piano. The Preludes: A Development Toward an Economic Use of the Tools of Music. The Legato Touch. The Staccato Touch -- Pt. IV. The Last Years. The Twelve Etudes. En Blanc et noir, Sonate pour violoncelle et piano, Sonate pour violon et piano.
Subject Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Piano music.
Piano music -- Analysis, appreciation.
Performance practice (Music) -- France -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0773491384 $29.95