Modern Music: February-November, 1924 (Classic Reprint)


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Debussy, with the formal lightness that is in the very nature of French tradition, had risen from a melodious sweetness reminiscent of Massenet, and a Grieg-like landscape coloring, to his master-piece Pelleas and Melisande, a tender, poetic renunciation of the tangible world. In German music, on the other hand, the tendency was definitely to retain firm hold on actuality, a mood that gained triumphant expression in Rich ard Strauss.

At this time Debussy tempted many Germans to imitation; but it was possible for them merely to repeat the gesture, not to express creatively the spirit of impressionism. But the spirit was essential, and its expression so intimately related to the personality of Debussy, that even his own compatriots could but achieve imitation. To be sure, they succeeded in mastering his style whereas German impressionism betrayed obvious effort through its heavy movement.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - League of Composers


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780266845034

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.9 cm

Page Count - 102

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