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Chabrier

(Alexis) Emmanuel . 1841--94, French composer; noted esp for the orchestral rhapsody España (1883)
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The new translation also omits many of the writings in which Poulenc discusses the music of particular composers such as Emmanuel Chabrier, Erik Satie, Sergey Prokofiev, and his fellow members of Les Six, Darius Milhaud and Georges Auric.
Emmanuel Chabrier is known to us for his orchestral piece Espaa but now we have Felicity Lott singing it, in Chabrier's own arrangement, it's part of a two disc set in the Hyperion French Song edition, in which she is joined by Stephen Varcoe and William Burden.
During the pas de deux in Balanchine's Bourree Fantasque with music by Emmanuel Chabrier, I watched her exuberant leg swing to the back and nearly knock out her partner, Todd Bolender.
Those who consider Debussy, Ravel, Milhaud, and Poulenc as among the twentieth century's masters of form, clarity, and expressiveness have this man to thank, as they themselves did fervently thank Emmanuel Chabrier.
1) This situation has been addressed with the recent publication of Roger Delage's excellent and penetrating Emmanuel Chabrier (Fayard, FF350).
Contains arias by Hector Berlioz, Georges Bizet, Emmanuel Chabrier, Gaetano Donizetti, Charles Gounod, Jules Massenet, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Camille Saint-Saens, Ambroise Thomas, and Giuseppe Verdi.
Kelly also discusses stylistic influences at play (Gabriel Faure, Emmanuel Chabrier, Claude Debussy, and Erik Satie), and illuminates Ravel's paradoxical fascination with various aesthetic currents (her brief comments about Poe and the Rapsodie espagnole, for instance, are imaginative).
Part 3, "Wagnerian Renewal," another third of the book, reads as an arrival at an apex with Emmanuel Chabrier in his Gwendoline and Le roi malgre lui, Vincent d'Indy in Fervaal, and Ernest Chausson in Le roi Arthus.
This increasing freedom was really an overdue response to the pianistic demands of Emmanuel Chabrier, Faure, Claude Debussy, and Ravel, who all combined the old clarity with a mostly Russian-inspired range of color that demands the participation and suppleness of the whole body in playing, rather than just the old needle-fingers.