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The Resource An introduction to-- Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

An introduction to-- Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to-- Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande
Title
An introduction to-- Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande
Statement of responsibility
written by Thomson Smillie
Title variation
  • Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande
  • Pelléas et Mélisande
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
Presents historical background, an explanation of the plot, and a presentation of the main arias and themes from the opera, interspersed with historical and musicological narration
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
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1862-1918
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Debussy, Claude
Date time place
Musical portions recorded at Opéra de Lille, France, Mar. 1996
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in French; narration in English
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
David Timson, narrator ; Mireille Delünsch, Françoise Golfier, sopranos ; Hélène Jossoud, mezzo-soprano ; Gérard Théruel, Armand Arapian, baritones ; Jean-Jacques Doumène, Gabriel Bacquier, basses ; Chœur régional Nord-Pas-de-Calais ; Orchestre national de Lille ; Jean-Claude Casadesus, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1862-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maeterlinck, Maurice
  • Smillie, Thomson
  • Timson, David
  • Delünsch, Mireille
  • Golfier, Françoise
  • Jossoud, Hélène
  • Théruel, Gérard
  • Arapian, Armand
  • Doumène, Jean-Jacques
  • Bacquier, Gabriel
  • Casadesus, Jean-Claude
  • Chœur régional Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  • Orchestre national de Lille
Series statement
Opera explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Debussy, Claude
  • Opera
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Libretto by Maurice Maeterlinck
  • Music excerpts are from Naxos 8.660047-9 (1997)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction to Claude Debussy (4:08) -- The influence of Wagner and atonality (3:14) -- Debussy's childhood and development (5:47) -- Maurice Maeterlinck (4:50) -- The story and opening (5:28) -- Golaud encounters Melisande (5:07) -- King Arkel's acceptance and the entrance of Pelleas (5:44) -- Pelleas and Melisande together (4:41) -- Golaud lies ill (5:12) -- Melisande at the window and Golaud's suspicion (6:15) -- Golaud uses Yniold (4:45) -- Act IV. Pelleas to depart ; Arkel and Melisande ; Golaud's anger (5:51) -- Yniold's scene ; the love duet (4:46) -- Pelleas : "We have broken the ice with red hot irons" (6:07) -- Act V (6:48)
Control code
811325924
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
  • HKI190426401
  • HKI190426402
  • HKI190426403
  • HKI190426404
  • HKI190426405
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  • HKI190426415
Publisher number
8.558172
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)811325924
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Libretto by Maurice Maeterlinck
  • Music excerpts are from Naxos 8.660047-9 (1997)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction to Claude Debussy (4:08) -- The influence of Wagner and atonality (3:14) -- Debussy's childhood and development (5:47) -- Maurice Maeterlinck (4:50) -- The story and opening (5:28) -- Golaud encounters Melisande (5:07) -- King Arkel's acceptance and the entrance of Pelleas (5:44) -- Pelleas and Melisande together (4:41) -- Golaud lies ill (5:12) -- Melisande at the window and Golaud's suspicion (6:15) -- Golaud uses Yniold (4:45) -- Act IV. Pelleas to depart ; Arkel and Melisande ; Golaud's anger (5:51) -- Yniold's scene ; the love duet (4:46) -- Pelleas : "We have broken the ice with red hot irons" (6:07) -- Act V (6:48)
Control code
811325924
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
  • HKI190426401
  • HKI190426402
  • HKI190426403
  • HKI190426404
  • HKI190426405
  • HKI190426406
  • HKI190426407
  • HKI190426408
  • HKI190426409
  • HKI190426410
  • HKI190426411
  • HKI190426412
  • HKI190426413
  • HKI190426414
  • HKI190426415
Publisher number
8.558172
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)811325924
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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