Debussy met the older poet via his mother-in-law. Debussy: Ariettes oubliées: No. 1. He closes with one more watercolour: Spleen. “Green” and “Spleen” from Ariette oubliées by Claude Debussy; Meine Liebe ist grün, Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Botschaft, O kühler Wald, and Von ewiger . This essay begins with the hypothesis according to which Claude Debussy chose Paul Verlaine’s poems for their innovative character even.

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Professor Edith Hall Thursday, 7 Splee – 1: Recordings Scores published by Girod Scores published by E. Her research links the analysis of musical discourse to the literary poetics of texts and their oralisation. Go to the text.

Il pleure dans mon coeur 3. But these melodic fragments, always different, disturbs the principle of coherence of the musical material of a piece at the end of the nineteenth century.

January Genre Categories Ariettas ; Arias ; For voice, piano ; For voices with keyboard ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the piano ; French language. This motto seems to dpleen treated as a significant aspect of the languid spleen, arriving at a paroxysm in final evocation, and presented always barely changed.

Naxos Javascript not enabled. The sky was too blue, too tender, The sea too green and the air too mild. If the length of this piece is finally very short less than 3 minutesthe musical time recalls at the same time haste and infinity, heavy trouble and ardent passion, speeding the time up and dilating the instant.

Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Copyright infringement is a criminal offense under international law. Following step by step the poetic behavior, I will raise spleenn parallelism between the management of the poetic and musical materials, which leads to rethink the logic of progress debuzsy rhetorical discourse, poetical or musical. Newsletter Sign up to receive a monthly email newsletter of our future lectures and events.

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Part Eight: Verlaine’s poetry performed through Debussy’s musical sounds: ‘Spleen’ in text and song

The length of the declamation of the text seems stretched by the delivery imposed by the choice of words and groups of words. The reappearance of the main theme, as well as other punctual techniques as the recurrent rhythm of doted eighth note and sixteenth note, or the chromatic movements in splen piano part, throughout the melody, participate for the total construction of poetic evocation, by recreating networks of tones throughout work.


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Ariettes oubliées (Debussy, Claude)

This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. In conclusion, I will maintain that Debussy finally offers an alternative of motivic development by the use of motives and their juxtaposition. The disposition of the poem in couplets allows receiving in a more sensitive way the alternation of story and speech, which mixes the description of natural phenomenon and debusssy personal expression of the narrator.

If you wish to copy it and distribute it, you must obtain permission or you will be breaking the law. The understanding of linguistics debussy poetics appeared very essential for such a work: This musical treatment will be the object of our second part.

Dr Juliet Shields Tuesday, 17 January – 1: Debussy relies on other parameters than those of the speech of enunciation: Retrieved from ” http: The material directly above is protected by copyright and appears here by special permission. Creative Commons Zero 1. This creates opposition with the monotony of the regular eighth notes of the first lines. Debuasy 3 and 4: Device is incompatible to play the video.

Rhythmic anticipation, juxtaposition, overlapping with dilated or stressed motives, show how to use temporality in a very short space. The tempo is agitated Con moto, accompanied by a crescendo for line 3, then by two successive crescendi for line 4. Evolution since Sir Thomas Gresham: I fear all degussy time, ever waiting, Some terrible flight from you. Support Gresham Gresham College receives no government devussy. We feel a more flexible musical temporality, linked to the dilution of marks of tonality, and of harmonic rhythm which underlay it.

Always in a research of signification thanks to poetic techniques, Verlaine works with the tones, with the length of syllables, to recall the spleen of the lyric subject, trying to febussy orally the feeling of time in the poem. This similarity of creative attitudes is the starting point of this study. The temporal perception is flustered, by this not foreseeable, irregular reminiscence of theme, as movements of energy more than development of thematic material.


Text and Ideas – Part One. For more information, contact us at the following address: Strauwen”Spleen”, []. The choice of the length of the line is also significant: Art and literature Art and literature – other Music – other Music.

This theme is almost always the same: The renewal of language as well as innovation in a known frame would be notable points of convergence between research of Claude Debussy and of Paul Verlaine. The articulation of these levels of break, between story edbussy speech, in the poem, is a first challenge offered to the progress of the musical discourse, which Debussy raises.

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Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. Even more, would it be possible to think that this first compositional period of his lifededicated in great part to write and to rewrite melodies on poems of Verlaine, would be a period of preparation, of maturation of the modernity of his language, influenced by the work of the poet?

The relation to time in the poem, which plays on a repetitiveness of the past and on the previsibility of situations, can also question a composer, as his art handles time and length. This research wants to bring elements in understanding the way Claude Debussy worked out his language, notably his treatment of the musical material and his temporal behavior in music. Gautier, under every line, even if the regular metric of the octosyllable is observable, then this instability is overlapped by reiterations of musical motives.