Antique Epigraphs

Antique Epigraphs

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Antique Epigraphs is a ballet made on New York City Ballet by balletmaster Jerome Robbins to an orchestrated version of Debussy's Six pigraphes antiques, L131, for piano, four hands, from 1914: "Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d' t," "Pour un tombeau sans nom," "Pour que la nuit soit propice," "Pour la danseuse aux crotales," "Pour l' gyptienne," "Pour remercier la pluie au matin," and his Syrinx, L129, a melody for unaccompanied flute from 1913. Six pigraphes antiques were originally written to accompany Pierre Louys' Chanson de Bilitis, prose poetry which was purported to be a translation of freshly discovered autobiographical verse by Sappho (it was not.)show more

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  • Paperback | 18 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Spellpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136294974
  • 9786136294971