CLAUDE DEBUSSY – ESTAMPES: JARDINS SOUS LA PLUIE, performed by CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Μουσική για βροχερό καιρό.
Οι Κήποι στη Βροχή του Κλοντ Ντεμπισί, σε ερμηνεία του ίδιου του συνθέτη, αιχμαλωτισμένη σε “πιάνο αναπαραγωγής” Welte-Mignon από τα 1912…

Music for rainy weather. Debussy’s “Gardens in the Rain”, interpreted by the composer himself, captured on a Welte-Mignon reproducing piano in 1912 …

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  1. Earthpages.org November 24, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    I’m a sucker for La Mer… but also like the piano work.. Didn’t know we had recordings of him playing. Cool!

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    1. Oannes November 26, 2019 at 8:09 pm

      Yeah, our man had his way with the piano…
      Thanks!

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  2. Earthpages.org November 26, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    I was wondering if that “player piano” could somehow register note velocity (?) and if so… how would it be encoded?

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    1. Oannes November 26, 2019 at 8:38 pm

      It certainly did. Dunno the details but the particular Welte-Mignon instrument is considered to be wildly ahead of its time…

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  3. Earthpages.org November 26, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    You can say that again… Amazing!

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  4. Resa November 30, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    That was very neat! I like piano more and more as time goes by.

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    1. Oannes December 1, 2019 at 7:50 am

      And it’s performed by the composer himself, a century ago…
      Thank you Resa.

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