Katia and Marielle Labeque - Invocations (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:48:55 | 122 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2016
These works, both written at the beginning of the 20th century, are inspired by the religious rites of ancient times. - The Sacre was thought by Stravinsky to transcribe in music the pagan celebrations of polytheistic Russia when Debussy Dreamed of producing a more heterogeneous picture of the different customs of the world of yore. The two men were friends and maintained a correspondence which suggests that Debussy was fascinated and inspired by The Rite of Spring - whose first at the TCE in 1913 deeply marked the spirits. Thus, in a letter sent to Stravinsky in 1912: "I still have in my memory the memory of the execution of your Rite of Spring at Laloy's … It haunts me like a beautiful nightmare and I try, in vain, to d To regain the terrible impression. Debussy wrote his Epigraphs two years later, in 1914.