Afternoon of a faun

Mallarmé, Debussy, Nijinsky

Publisher: Vendome Press, Publisher: Distributed in the U.S. by Rizzoli International Publications in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 141 Downloads: 945
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Subjects:

  • Mallarmé, Stéphane, 1842-1898,
  • Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918,
  • Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950,
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work)

Edition Notes

StatementPhilippe Néagu ... [et al.] ; edited by Jean-Michel Nectoux ; [translated by Maximilian Vos].
ContributionsNéagu, Philippe., Nectoux, Jean Michel., Musée d"Orsay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1790.A38 A6613 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2195334M
ISBN 100865651418
LC Control Number89014838

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The Afternoon of a Faun (French: L'après-midi d'un faune) is a modern ballet. It was choreographed by Nijinsky to a short symphonic work by Claude Debussy called Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune. Both the music and the ballet were inspired by the poem L'après-midi d'un faune by Stéphane Mallarmé. It was Nijinsky's first choreographed on: Stéphane Mallarmé's poem L'après-midi d'un . In the introduction of the book Collected Poems and Other Verse, Elizabeth McCombie describes the work as: remarkable for its sheer variety and degree of experimentation. “A Faun in the Afternoon” is an early and radical example. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Though the piece was composed in the late 19th century, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun is seen by no less a figure of modernism as Pierre Boulez as the beginning of modern music. If you’re interested, here is an English translation of the Mallarme poem upon which Debussy based his composition. Afternoon of a Faun | "The truth might be hard to bring to light, but that didn't mean it didn't exist, because it did exist: fixed in its moment, unalterable, and certainly not a matter of 'belief.' "When an old flame accuses him of sexual assault in her memoir, expat English journalist Marco Rosedale is brought rapidly and inexorably to the brink of ruin.

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Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (L. 86), known in English as Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, is a symphonic poem for orchestra by Claude Debussy, approximately 10 minutes in duration.

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