barcarolle


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a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers

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Whether it was Ravel's frolicsome Jeux d'eau or the surprisingly choppy and turbulent waters of Faure's Barcarolle No 5, Grimaud used her astonishingly wide palette of colours and shadings to great effect, conjuring up the twilight of Janacek's In the Mists and the ominously tolling bells of Debussy's La Cathedrale Engloutie, crowned with a scintillating performance of Liszt's Les Jeux D'eau a la Villa d'Este.
Finally, Stephen Hough celebrates the Chopin centenary with a collection of late masterpieces, the Barcarolle and Berceuse, some Mazurkas and Nocturnes and the centre piece is the 3rd Sonata.
Closing the first half of the evening, Tsujii ended his journey through Chopin's oeuvre with a special piece from later in the composer's career -- the sweeping, romantic Barcarolle in F sharp major Op.
Faryl is pushing her musical experience by tackling classics such as Dvorak's lovely Hymn To The Moon and Offenbach's Barcarolle which showcase the colour and range of her voice far better than crossover pieces such as Night Of Silence.
And there is another ironic reference to a German great in the film: the composer Jacques Offenbach, whose Barcarolle we hear twice, and who was, yes, Jewish .
Kinder to pass over her singing in Verdi's Rataplan and Offenbach's Barcarolle, because her onstage charisma, plus her willingness to be winched into the flies aboard a giant pair of lips, remains undimmed.
4, the Chopin Barcarolle, the Copland Variations, the Petri transcription of Bach's "Sheep May Safely Grace," among others.
Then, before the 3rd Sonata, he plays two Nocturnes and a Barcarolle, giving a contrasting programme.
With the exception of a Barcarolle in F sharp major, all of the pieces in the programme where in minor keys - with many modulations of course.
In addition, the Oregon Mozart Players will play Intermezzo from Pieto Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Intermezzo and Barcarolle from Jacques Offenbach's "The Tales of Hoffmann.
They certainly seduced the music lovers in the Big Top with their opening number, Offenbach's Barcarolle.
In the Chopin her instinct was magical especially in a Nocturne and for sheer control nothing could touch her account of a Barcarolle.
In addition to the Nocturnes, including the posthumous C sharp minor, Arrau adds the Barcarolle in F sharp and the popular Fantaisie in F minor.
The startling prelude, the effervescent ensemble work of the first act, the gigantic sung waltz (Fete polonaise) at the start of the second, the barcarolle and sextette in the third, its witty musical allusions, and its overall brilliance simply cry out for revival.
Chopin: Barcarolle Fis-dur Opus 60, edited by Norbert Mullemann.