• Re: DEBUSSY...

    From gggg gggg@21:1/5 to gggg gggg on Sun Oct 16 13:05:55 2022
    On Friday, April 23, 2021 at 8:26:55 AM UTC-7, gggg gggg wrote:
    On Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 12:44:56 AM UTC-7, MELMOTH wrote:
    "Debussy did not create a style: he cultivated the absence of style,
    logic and common sense. But it is true that he had a harmonious name.
    Had he been called Martin, we would never have spoken of him. In this case, he would undoubtedly have adopted a psudonym" *SAINT SAENS*

    "If Debussy used Spain as the source of one of the most beautiful parts
    of his work, he paid so generously for what he took from it that Spain
    has now become his debtor. *DE FALLA*

    "By dint of looking at the sea through the small end of the spyglass, M.Debussy gives you rather the impression of the Tuileries basin." L.*SCHNEIDER*

    "This monster of Debussy." *PAUL VALERY*

    "The enchanter, the persecutor of learned spiders." *MILAN KUNSERA*

    "The French Schumann." *FURTWANGLER*

    "Better not to listen to it, you might get used to it, and you'd end up loving it." *RIMSKY KORSAKOV*
    Has anyone heard this cd? How did Teyte sound as Melisande?:

    https://s.yimg.com/aah/yhst-56676699049927/maggie-teyte-the-1948-town-hall-recital-vaia-1063-8.jpg

    (2022 Y. upload):

    "Maggie Teyte: from Pelléas:: 5 scenes, 5 roles: Town Hall: 1/15/48"

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  • From Dan Koren@21:1/5 to MELMOTH on Sun Oct 16 16:25:37 2022
    On Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 12:44:56 AM UTC-7, MELMOTH wrote:

    "The French Schumann." *FURTWANGLER*

    What an arrogant idiot!

    dk

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