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Jeux d'eau for Piano


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Media Type: Book Only
Media/Arrangement: Piano
Published By: Bärenreiter-Verlag
Item Code: BA10824


Product Description:

It was unmistakably Liszt’s piano piece “Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este” that inspired Ravel to compose one of his most famous works in 1901: “Jeux d’eau”. Laid out in sonata form, its sound is governed by myriad motions of water and sustained by innovative, highly virtuosic piano textures against a freely migrating and richly coloured harmonic backdrop. Nicolas Southon has re-evaluated the work’s many sources, including memoirs from musicians close to Ravel such as Vlado Perlemuter, Jacques Février and Hélène Jourdan-Morhange. Special attention has been devoted to the original part-writing in Ravel’s notation. Rounding off the new edition are an informative Foreword, atrilingual glossary as well as fingering and notes on performance by Ravel specialist Alexandre Tharaud.

Series: Bärenreiter Urtext
Genre: Classical
Language: French-English-German
Skill level: 5
Pages: 22
Publisher: Bärenreiter-Verlag
First published: 2019
ISMN: 9790006526406


 

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