Les Chansons De Bilitis [Pierre Louys] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Buy Les Chansons De Bilitis by Pierre Louys (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In , Debussy’s friend Pierre Louys published his Chansons de Bilitis, sensual poems and three epigraphs (i.e., an inscription on a building, statue or the.

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The composer’s biographer Oscar Thompson noted that these three songs not only “place him beside Wolf and Mussorgsky as a supreme master of word painting,” but also “give play to that deep-seated sensualism, that love of the voluptuous, which stamped Debussy as a hedonist and a sybarite.

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Several editions have since been produced with newly composed celesta parts. View a full description of this dissertation. Bucolics in Pamphylia— childhood and first sexual encounters, Elegies at Mytilene— indulgence in homosexual sensuality, and Epigrams in the Isle of Cyprus— life as a courtesan.

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The performances featured a reconstruction of the performance using pantomime, recitation, and tableaux vivants. The Chansons de Bilitis in marvelous language contains everything there is of gentleness and cruelty in passion so that the most subtly voluptuous people are forced, to recognize se childishness of their games vis-a-vis the terrible and seductive Bilitis.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This change is perhaps best reflected by the symbolic death of the satyrs and Naiads in “The Tomb of the Naiads”.

Les Chansons De Bilitis by Pierre Louÿs

This second edition had a title page that read: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Two versions for flute and piano have since been made from these works.

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Chanson de Bilitis About the Work Composer: Louys claimed that he had translated these poems from works found in the tomb of a sixth century B. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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It also included a modern “deconstruction” of the Bilitis story, also using pantomime and tableaux vivants, to the music of Debussy’s 6 Epigraphes antiquesmuch of which is based on the music used for the performance. Citation Kerbs, Susan J. Other items on this site that are directly related to the current dissertation.

Arthur Hoeree reconstituted the celesta part and made an edition for the publisher Jobert in Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Debussy’s luxuriant music, with its evocative melodic leadings, modalism, lithe rhythms and opulent harmonies, perfectly embodied the moods, images and cadences of Louys’ suggestive verses.


This dissertation is part of the collection entitled: All performances at the Kennedy Center will go on as scheduled, but our public hours are curtailed. Beethoven, and OthersdissertationMay ; Denton, Texas. Retrieved from ” https: Gift Shop Shop Now.

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Wenk, Claude Debussy and the Poets Berkeley: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Each of these melancholy conclusions is demarcated by a tragic turn in Bilitis’ relationships with others.

The theatrical performances were directed by Kathleen Juhl, who also performed the recitation of the poems. Visit The John F. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? See all free Kindle reading apps.

Inthe faculty and students of Southwestern University Georgetown, Texas performed the complete corpus of Debussy’s Bilitis-inspired music, together with original musical compositions and one original poem inspired by the story of Bilitis.