Dionysiaques, Op. 62 is unquestionably Florent Schmitt’s most famous work for wind ensemble. It was composed exactly years ago, but it. Florent Schmitt () was born in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. He began composition lessons with local composer Gustave Sandre. Dionysiaques – Florent Schmitt – Program Note.
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At times, the celebration seems to be calming down, and just before the end of the piece the music comes almost to a complete halt, but of course Schmitt has reserved the biggest climax of all for the end. Dionysiaques Florent Schmitt Born: You are commenting using your WordPress. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He began composition lessons with local composer Gustave Sandre, before entering the Paris Conservatoire at the age of Countless wind ensembles from middle school and high school up through college, as well as professional groups, program the piece regularly, and there have been dozens of recordings made by these Japanese ensembles.
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Just listening to this composition will help you to understand its complexities and difficulties in performance.
It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years. Email required Address never made public. Michalsky, “Fanfare After 17th Century Dances”. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Sxhmitt in particular has embraced Dionysiaques in a big way.
Schmitt worked on the piece throughoutand in December completed Dionysiaques. John, there are numerous recordings of Dionysiaques available at the present time.
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Pieces ; For wind band ; Scores featuring wind band ; For orchestra without strings ; Dionyeiaques piano 4 hands arr ; Scores featuring the piano ; Scores featuring the piano 4 hands ; For 2 players. Gilbert of Doane Collegealso included the legendary Frederick Fennell as an advisor on the project.
Dionysiaques, Op.62 (Schmitt, Florent)
Composition Year Genre Categories Pieces ; For wind band ; Scores featuring wind band ; For orchestra without strings ; For piano 4 hands arr ; Scores featuring the piano ; Scores featuring the piano 4 hands ; For 2 players.
Schmitt was born in Lorraine, near the German border. It has been clearly superseded by many newer recordings, although it remains of historical interest.
Retrieved from ” http: Although the work is not really programmatic, its title suggests a Dionysian orgy, which is fully realized in the intensity of the music with its interesting contrasts: Florent Schmitt was born in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.
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Paul Schmott – “Konzertmusik,” Op. Schmitt was considered a pioneer during his lifetime, rejected by some and embraced by others for a style that influenced and helped prepare for later innovations by Stravinsky, Ravel, Honegger and Roussel.
Beyond Debussy and Ravel: IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in cshmitt public domain in your shmitt.
Rarely does one hear a piece of music that takes the listener through so many moods and contrasts inside of a dozen minutes. Contents 1 Performances 1.
Schmitt uses short bursts of highly chromatic material to elude to the sense of unpredictability that is often associated with such alcohol-induced celebrations. The work was originally scchmitt for: He manages to make a small ensemble sound like a large orchestra! His style was primarily impressionistic, was similar to that of Debussy, but also included elements of Wagner and Richard Strauss. It was composed exactly years ago, but it would take decades for this minute tour de force to become part of the core repertoire of concert bands.
Included on these programs are concert band works by Hector Berlioz and Henri Tomasi, along with wind arrangements of orchestral diomysiaques by fellow French composers Paul Dukas, Maurice Ravel and Emmanuel Chabrier.
You can hear several examples herehere and here. You are commenting using your Facebook account. His parents loved music and assiduously controlled what he listened to, steering him toward the Classical and German Romantic repertories. Notify me of new posts via email. Dionysiaques for band, Op. Dionysiaques is very seldom played in France where concert bands are rare or of very limited schmutt. After a wild flourish by the woodiwinds, the party begins as the music becomes a wildly exhuberent dance.
Please obey the copyright laws of your country. What gives Dionysiaques its staying power as a concert band piece?