CLAUDE DEBUSSY : CANOPE

Η Κανόπη ήταν παραλιακή πόλη της αρχαίας Αιγύπτου, αν και η μουσική γλώσσα στην οποία “μιλά” γι’ αυτήν ο Debussy, στο 10ο πρελούδιο από το δεύτερο βιβλίο του – Preludes Livre II – έχει περισσότερη σχέση με το γκαμελάν της Ιάβας…
Το ακούμε σε δυο εκδοχές. Ο
Maurizio Pollini στην αυθεντική για πιάνο και ο συνθέτης – βιρτουόζος Sabin Levi στη δική του μεταγραφή για εκκλησιαστικό όργανο.

Canope was a coastal city in ancient Egypt, although the musical language on which Debussy speaks about it, on the 10th prelude from his second book – Preludes Livre II – has more to do with Java’s gamelan…
We hear this in two versions.
Maurizio Pollini on the original one for piano, and composer – virtuoso Sabin Levi on his own transcription for church organ.

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4 Comments

  1. Liz Gauffreau August 9, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    I think the piano version works better.

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    1. Oannes August 9, 2022 at 9:12 pm

      It is the original anyway. But I do find the other one interesting also […something tells me Debussy himself wouldn’t have been fond of that version – he didn’t compose a single work for organ in his entire life]. Thank you for listening!

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  2. Resa August 14, 2022 at 2:13 am

    Yeah… I don’t know his work . I know his name. Sounds good. Would like to hear more!

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