Irreverences

Pour Piano

Stephane Delplace

Full Score - Study
Item Number: 510-07696
Number of Pages: 28
Duration: 0:25:37
Publisher: Gerard Billaudot Editeur
Print Status: Import, 4-5 weeks to deliver

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1. Choral: An improbably superimposing of Beethoven and Brahms. At the end of the first performance of the latter's 1st Symphony, someone asked the composer: "Don't you find that your main theme remin ds one of the Ode to Joy?" To which he retorted: "Even an idiot would have noticed it!" 2. Fugue: in the last exposition, the subject of Fugue I from volume 1 of Bach's Well-Tempered Keyboard is super imposed on the theme from Mozart's so-called "easy" sonata. 3. Passion: In his Violin Concerto, Mendelssohn, to whom we owe the "rediscovery" of Bach's Passions, seems to have borrowed a theme from a lost Passion. 4. Recitativo: Tribute to Franck's tribute to Bach in his Sonata for violin and piano. 5. Invention: A private revenge, after a bitter failure. Debussy's Toccata was on the "compulsory" list for the Conservatory piano class entrance exam. 6. Arpeggione: In which the listener realizes the similarity in the introduction to Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Arpeggione Sonata. 7. Sarabande: The most iconoclastic, for Bach's 5th Cello Suite is already suffused with harmony. There might be an evocatioin of a Brahms-like "overarching structure", though... 8. Variation: The slowest variation ever written on Paganini's 24th Caprice. 9. Scene: Schumann's Reverie as a Prelude. 10. Finale: In order to capture the elusive harmony of the Finale of Chopin's Sonate Funebre. 11. Fugue on Au clair de la lune: Our greatest nursery rhymes, fugue fitted and "choralized". 12. Fugue de Noel (Christmas fugue): Quite appropriate. 13. Fugue on J'ai du bon tabac: Prohibited counterpoint. 14. Fugue on La Marseillaise: Franco-German reconciliation. 15. Pedal - Exercitium: Realization and conclusion of Bach's organ pedal exercies.

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Choral
Fugue
Passion
Recitativo
Invention
Arpeggione
Sarabande
Variation
Scene
Finale
Fugue on Au clair de la lune
Fugue de Noel (Christmas Fugue)
Fugue on J'ai du bon tabac
Fugue on La Marseillaise
Pedal-Exercitium