Honegger’s Danse de la chèvre (‘The Goat Dance’, ), dedicated to René Le Roy, shares Tailleferre’s interest in matters pastoral. A languorous, mysterious. Download La Danse de la Chèvre, H 39 by Arthur Honegger for free from Buy Danse de La Chevre (Flute Solo Unaccompanied at Flute Sheet Music. Arthur Honegger – Editions Salabert, Inc. Danse de La Chevre.

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L’Aiglon Antigone Les aventures du roi Pausole. This is the light bulb moment when the uncertainty of the introduction and the chaos of the dance give way to simplicity and beauty. Problems playing this file? The original manuscript of this piece has been lost.

The piece ends the same way it begins with a tritone and series of interconnected 4ths and closes with an ethereal C harmonic tone. Return of the ed.

A Section mm Chamber music by Arthur Honegger. C Section abbreviated mm. Return of the major melody, this time laa to F major.

The D Major melody is straight forward and uses hints of the dance rhythm from the previous section in a different tempo and style. Email required Address never made public.

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The editions that are out chevrs were derived from a partial transcript found in Honegger’s transcriptionist’s works. Of course another interpretation based on an analysis of the form is that the goat is merely dreaming and the different sections represent scenes in the dream.


In fact, the piece opens with a tritone! Honegger died at his home in Paris of a heart attack on November 27, For me they are living creatures and I love them as others love women or horses. Do you have a story about this goat that you use to interpret the work?

This is simply the same Bb minor chord from the end of the original B section mm. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Again, this is a musical recollection of previous compositional material. Retrieved from ” https: Articles with hAudio microformats Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers. The final C harmonic represents the moment the goat awakens from his dream. Compositions by Arthur Honegger Solo flute pieces. At the start of the piece, there is a slow dreamlike introduction consisting of tritone phrases.

The piece has been worked on by historians to be as honeggger as possible. What do you think this piece represents based on the formal analysis?

The return of the A section brings us through the clouds again as the goat awakens from his dream. Something is not quite right about the this scene…The upcoming dance is foreshadowed in measure 7 in the lower octave as the goat attempts his first dance steps. Bb minor was the key that the goat was searching for in the beginning of the piece but did not fully appreciate when he had found it measure This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.


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The dramatic dance and downfall. Views Read Edit View history. Like the previous abbreviated B section, this repetition uses dynamics to musically fade out of the texture. Introduction — Sets up a unusual scene emphasizing minor 3rds and interconnected 4ths that distort the tonal center of the piece impressionistic, Debussy-esque opening.

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Perhaps it is a commentary regarding the circular nature of life and our search for perfection within chaos. Like the movie Happy Feet, I believe that this piece wants to show us that it is okay march to the chevte of our own drum because regardless of our identities, we are all searching for something to love. This page was last edited on 30 Juneat You are commenting using your WordPress. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Following this theme is a more melodic theme or idea that gives off a more calming feeling. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: