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Étude mélodique in G flat major, Op 118


The Étude mélodique in G flat, Op 118, is charmingly songful in rather Schumannesque vein, much of the interest generated by a rippling inner voice in triplets – but its scope enlarges as it proceeds and rises to an unexpectedly powerful climactic episode in F sharp minor.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 1992

L’Étude mélodique en sol bémol, opus 118, est délicieusement poétique, d’un style plutôt Schumannesque – une cascadante voix intérieure en triolets crée la plus grande partie de son attrait – mais comme elle progresse, elle se développe et s’élève jusqu’à un épisode culminant d’une force surprenante en fa dièse mineur.

extrait des notes rédigées par Calum MacDonald © 1992
Français: Alain Midoux

Die Étude mélodique, Op. 118, in Ges-Dur ist reizvoll melodiös mit starken Anklängen an Schumann und wird insbesondere durch eine in Triolen geführte plätschernde innere Stimme interessant – doch schwillt das Stück im weiteren Verlauf an und steigert sich zu einem unerwartet kraftvollen Höhepunkt in fis-Moll.

aus dem Begleittext von Calum MacDonald © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1

Track-specific metadata for CDA66584 track 13

Recording date
25 June 1991
Recording venue
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mike Skeet
Recording engineer
Mike Skeet
Hyperion usage
  1. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (CDA66584)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: April 1992
    Deletion date: July 2004
    Superseded by CDH55197
  2. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (CDH55197)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: October 2005
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