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Danse, L77
composer
circa 1890; published in 1891; originally entitled Tarantelle styrienne

Recordings
'Debussy: Solo Piano Music' (CDA67898)
Debussy: Solo Piano Music
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Track 11 on CDA67898 [5'28]

Danse, L77
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Unlike many modern-day writers on Debussy, I have a soft spot for one of his first piano pieces, Danse (originally called Tarantelle styrienne). First published in 1891, it was orchestrated by Ravel in 1923. It is a sort of preliminary study for his later masterpiece Masques. The high-spirited dance rhythms of the opening are of course immensely attractive, but it is especially in the middle section that we have a whiff of what’s to come.

from notes by Angela Hewitt © 2012

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67898 track 11
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-13-89811
Duration
5'28
Recording date
15 December 2011
Recording venue
Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany
Recording producer
Ludger Böckenhoff
Recording engineer
Ludger Böckenhoff
Hyperion usage
  1. Debussy: Solo Piano Music (CDA67898)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: October 2012
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