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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1862-1918
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Debussy, Claude
Date time place
Musical portions recorded at Opéra de Lille, France, Mar. 1996
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in French; narration in English
LC call number
M1505.D43
LC item number
P45 2005ab
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
  • Opera
  • Debussy, Claude
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
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
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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
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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