Print and download in PDF or MIDI La Cathédrale Engloutie – Composed by Claude DeBussy. Made by bmacs La Cathédrale engloutie (The Submerged Cathedral) is a prelude written by the French composer Claude Debussy for solo piano. It was published in as the tenth prelude in Debussy’s first of two . In this piece, Debussy composes the music using motivic development, rather than thematic development. After all. Debussy – La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Book 1 no) sheet music for Trumpet. You can access this piece (and all our high quality, printable PDF files) by.

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Debussy – La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Book 1 no) sheet music for Trumpet –

Contents 1 Performances 1. To begin the piece, Debussy uses parallel fifths. Arranger Pierre Gouin – Muzic. Motif 1 debjssy heard on a broader scale in the bass notes dotted whole notes in measureshitting the notes of the motif in inversion and transposition on the down-beats of measures 1, 15, and 16 G-C-B.

Some extra work has been done in erasing the titles at the beginning of each piece and placing them at the end, following the Author’s wish.

La Cathédrale Engloutie sheet music download free in PDF or MIDI

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This is quite different from simple melodic doubling, like the 3rds in Voilesor the 5ths in La Merwhich are not usually heard alone without a significant accompanimental figure. Knopf, Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics, No.


It is a complete exploration of chordal sound that encompasses the entire range of the piano, and that includes one of Debussy’s signature chords a major tonic triad with added 2nd and 6th scale degrees.

Cambridge University Press, You may ask me for a manually cleaned version. Throughout all of this motivic repetition, transposition, and englougie, the themes longer phrases made up of the smaller motifs stay very much static, with only occasional elongation or shortening throughout the piece: Isao Tomita arranged the piece for electronic synthesizer as part of his Snowflakes Are Dancing recording of — Jane Mortier, piano First Pub lication.

Naxos Javascript not enabled. The first chord of the piece is made up of sonorous Gs and Ds open fifths.

This prelude is an example of Debussy’s musical impressionism in that it is a musical depiction of, or allusion to, an image or idea. Debussy masterfully saturates the entire mudic of the piece with these motifs in large- and small-scale ways. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page.

Préludes, Livre 1 (Debussy, Claude)

It also implies that this section is a mirror of one which came before, giving further support to the intro-ABA-outro structure. It is characteristic of Debussy in its form, harmony, and content.

Debussy uses mainly pentatonic modesprimarily the mode C-D-E-G-A, moving this mode through several tonics. Shin-Itchiro’s Sheet Music Library. Sounds can be heard of priests chanting, bells chiming, and the organ playing, from across the sea. This shows Debussy at his closest manifestation of musical impressionism. MP3 file audio User: The Thematic Process in Music. This piece is based on an ancient Breton myth in which a cathedral, submerged underwater off the coast of the Island of Ysrises up from the sea on clear mornings when the water is transparent.


In the case of the two volumes of preludes, he places the title of the piece at the end of the piece, either to allow the pianist to respond intuitively and individually to the musjc before finding out what Debussy intended the music to sound like, or to apply more ambiguity to the music’s allusion. First, it brings back material from the middle of the A section, again centered on Cbut now in c minor.

LMC issued shortly after this score is a critical edition by James Briscoe on which copyright is claimed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

La Cathédrale Engloutie

There musci two methods of parallelism in music; exact and inexact. Within this climactic section, measuresDebussy briefly modulates to F major, but finishes again in C major. To attain these effects that reflect images of the castle, most performers use specific techniques with regards to pedaling and articulation to affect tone color. Kate Cook, Musical Style and Genre: John Carpenter used it as sound track in his scifi movie Escape from New York.