Debussy Images Pour Orchestre 180g LP
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This set of pieces is called Images Pour Orchestre to differentiate it from two
previous sets of Images each consisting of three pianoforte pieces. The
orchestral Images were begun in 1906 and finished in 1912. In Gigues, the sound
of an oboe d'amore is heard here. In this movement it is first used for the solo
tune in slightly quicker time after the short introduction. Iberia contains
three main parts: Par les rues et par les chemins; Les parfums de la nuit; and
Le matin d'un jour de fete. The last movement, Rondes de Printemps, takes the
music once more into the visionary domain of poetry. Debussy explains these
Images: "I am attempting something . . . that might be called reality, but what
idiots call Impressionism, a term that is completely misapplied . . . "
Throughout the whole set of these orchestral Images Debussy's sensitive
apprehension of qualities of tone is apparent. The ear of one of the most
refined connoisseurs of sound in his generation is at work. The effect is
wonderfully clear, stimulating and moving.
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L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande
Ataulfo Argenta, conductor
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Images Pour Orchestre
a. Par les rues et par les chemins
b. Les parfums de la nuit
c. Le matin d'un jour de fete
3. Rondes de Printemps