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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There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Abstract In the yearClaude Debussy wrote incidental music to accompany a set of staged poems written by his friend, Pierre Louys. The book became a sought-after cult item among nilitis 20th-century lesbian underground and was only reprinted officially in the s.

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Les Chansons De Bilitis by Pierre Louÿs

The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software: Debussy’s incidental music is scored for two flutes, two harps, celesta, and reciter.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. 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. Search Inside This dissertation can be searched. All performances at the Kennedy Center will go on as scheduled, but our public hours are curtailed. Donald Peck published a version, titled Bilitis, for Bourne Co.


It also included a modern “deconstruction” of the Bilitis biligis, 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. Connect facebook twitter youtube instagram tumblr.

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Show all pages in this dissertation. Views Read Edit View history. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Basic information for referencing this web page. In OctoberLouys tried to persuade Debussy to accompany a singer in a performance of the Bilitis songs in conjunction with a lecture on the poems to be given by Achille Segard. The preparation of these editions of the incidental music was greatly aided by the fact that Debussy reworked six movements of Les Chansons de Bilitis for piano four-hands in and titled them Six Epigraphes antiques.

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.

In the s, Pierre Boulez made a performing edition of this music, indicating that the only thing he needed to add was the missing celesta part. chanspns

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


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Several editions have since been produced with newly composed celesta parts. A”, Meriem ben Atala. The Songs of Bilitis are separated into three cycles, each representative of a phase of Bilitis’ life: Some features of this site may not work without it. In the first stage of her life, Bucolics, she falls in love with a young man but is then raped by him after he comes upon her napping in the woods; she marries him and has a child by him, but his abusive behavior compels her to abandon the relationship.

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