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Title: Anthony McGill
Autor/ Compositor: Anthony McGill
Código CDU: Medio Digital McGill. 01
Forma Musical: Ópera
Música de cámara
Abstract: Anthony McGill That Lightness of Spirit Anthony McGill has chosen an elegant and lyrical program of music from France, America, and Russia, nearly all from the early 20th century. This period saw the birth of modernism — including Cubism, Expressionism, Dadaism, Surrealism, and Futurism — yet this CD focuses on music that shares, in the words of Francis Poulenc, “that lightness of spirit without which life would be unendurable.” André Messager composed the delightfully sweet and showy Solo de Concours of 1901 for Paris Conservatoire clarinet students to cut their teeth upon. A student of Saint-Saëns and Fauré, Messager succeeded Fauré as organist and choirmaster at St. Sulpice, composed for the Folies-Bergère, and served as music director of the Opéra-Comique. Although he was only 9 years older than Debussy, and his own music was rooted in the traditions that Debussy rejected, Messager encouraged Debussy during the composition of Pelléas et Mélisande, and conducted its premiere ...


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01. Three Prelu ... o ben ritmato e deciso.mp3 1:35 3.623Mb mp3 audio .mp3
02. Three Prelu ... con moto e poco rubato.mp3 3:38 8.311Mb mp3 audio .mp3
03. Three Prelu ... o ben ritmato e deciso.mp3 1:21 3.089Mb mp3 audio
04. Solo de Concours.mp3 5:57 13.62Mb mp3 audio .mp3
05. Summertime.mp3 3:04 7.016Mb mp3 audio .mp3
06. Premiere Rhapsodie.mp3 8:12 18.74Mb mp3 audio .mp3
07. Petite Piece.mp3 1:56 4.438Mb mp3 audio .mp3
08. Sonata for ... 1. Allegro tristamente.mp3 5:32 12.67Mb mp3 audio .mp3
09. Sonata for Clarinet and Piano 2. Romanza.mp3 5:18 12.14Mb mp3 audio .mp3
10. Sonata for ... o 3. Allegro con fuoco.mp3 3:33 8.130Mb mp3 audio .mp3
11. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.mp3 2:48 6.391Mb mp3 audio .mp3
12. It Ain't Necessarily So.mp3 3:21 7.668Mb mp3 audio .mp3
13. Vocalise.mp3 4:35 10.48Mb mp3 audio .mp3
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