The cycle of piano miniatures, Les Heures Persanes, that Koechlin composed during the first world war, appeared on a Chandos disc three. CHARLES KOECHLIN – Les Heures Persanes Henck – Music. Charles Koechlin, Heinz Holliger – Charles Koechlin: Les Heures persanes op. 65 – Music.

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IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country. Though Koechlin was much admired by Debussy, Ravel, Milhaud, Roussel, Satie and other fellow composers, audiences have never shared their enthusiasm. It is an atmospheric work, mostly very slow and dreamy, and except for three or four movements Travers les Rues; the mini-tone-poem Le Conteur; and the final Dervishes dans la nuit is often extremely quiet.

This suggests an affinity with Debussy, who was greatly attracted to the decorative curves of the arabesque. The Rite of Spring Igor Stravinsky. Koechlin prepared an orchestral version of the piece as well. The Persian HoursOp. French Music and the Stage Spectacle and the Spectacular. Compositions by Charles Koechlin Compositions for solo piano Suites compositions.


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Les Heures persanes, Op. Retrieved 5 December Concerto for Left Hand Maurice Ravel. Retrieved from ” https: Suites ; For piano ; Scores featuring the piano ; For 1 player.

Koechlin: Les Heures Persanes, SWR Radio SO Stuttgart/ Holliger

However, it is in the public domain in Canada where IMSLP is hosted and other countries where the term is life-plus years such as China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide.

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. The finale retains a sense of mystery: From Wikipedia, the perdanes encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some works feature unusual instruments such as the ondes Martenot, musical saw or — as in three movements of Les Heures persanes — the lute harp, a short-lived instrument constructed by Pleyel-Lyon whose sonority was more psrsanes than the harp.

Koechlin was from a comfortable and cultured middle-class background: As a student at the Ecole Polytechnique inbefore he decided to focus on music, Koechlin contracted tuberculosis and travelled to Algeria to recuperate, the beginning of a lifelong passion for travel.


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Les heures persanes, Op.65 (Koechlin, Charles)

You have to be in the right frame of mind for their amorphous, atmospheric, polytonal evocations of day and night, their predominant very slow tempi and my main criticism lack of expressive variation: Skip to main content.

Love, Nature and the Divine. Koechlin was a prolific composer, teacher, author, photographer and father of five children. It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years.

Few will have heard a note of Koechlin in a recital. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. The Persian Hours includes 16 pieces for piano composed between and