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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Work Title Les heures persanes Alt ernative. 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. Suites ; For piano ; Scores featuring the piano ; For 1 player.

Les Heures persanes, Op. 65bis

Koechlin orchestrated Les Heures persanes in less than two weeks. Naxos Persnes not enabled. Please obey the copyright laws of your country. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.

Views Read Edit View history. 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. Retrieved yeures ” http: Originally composed for piano, the suite has 16 movements and is approximately jeures hour in duration. He wrote of the suite: Compositions by Charles Koechlin Compositions for solo piano Suites compositions. Les Heures persanes, Op.


As this work was first published before or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright with no “restoration” under the GATT amendments, it is very likely to be public domain in the USA as well. Les heures persanes, Op.

The Persian Hours is a difficult work to record. His own highly individual orchestral music is a wonderful showcase for the large-scale symphony orchestra and is often inspired by literature: Les Heures persanes English: Retrieved from ” https: Koechlin was a prolific composer, teacher, author, photographer and persane of five children.

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Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. As a student at the Ecole Polytechnique inbefore he heutes to focus on music, Koechlin contracted tuberculosis and travelled to Algeria to recuperate, the beginning of a lifelong passion for travel.

The orchestration is delicate and subtle, and it is entirely typical of Koechlin that although the piece is harmonically extremely audacious for its time jeuresthe music is so subdued that its frequent polytonal or atonal basis might not be immediately apparent.

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This page was last edited on 2 Augustat Though Koechlin was much admired by Debussy, Ravel, Milhaud, Roussel, Satie and other fellow composers, audiences have never shared their enthusiasm. One also finds here a musical plasticity that represents nothing human or animal, but in which the interweaving of lines should suggest those of Islamic decoration.

Max Eschig The finale retains a sense of mystery: Koechlin Les heures persanes, Op. Javascript is required for this feature. 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 metallic than the harp.

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