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Topic: Ravel's Daphnis & Chloe  (Read 1601 times)

Offline MikeLauwrie

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Ravel's Daphnis & Chloe
on: March 12, 2004, 04:23:19 PM
Does anyone know if there is a piano transcription of this awesome work?

Offline ravel

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Re: Ravel's Daphnis & Chloe
Reply #1 on: March 12, 2004, 05:46:54 PM
i have just heard a two piano version of the famous dawn scene, on mp3 .com, with dag achatz and some other pianist .
i wish there was a piano transcription of the whole thing. it would be awesome, but at the same time i dont think it could match the awesome orchestration of the piece. it just is  a masterpiece.

Offline MikeLauwrie

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Re: Ravel's Daphnis & Chloe
Reply #2 on: March 12, 2004, 06:48:36 PM
Yes I know what you mean, it is really an orchestral thing, but I would like to play it sometime. Perhaps I will have to arrange it for other instruments.

Mike

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Re: Ravel's Daphnis & Chloe
Reply #3 on: March 15, 2004, 01:33:08 AM
I think it would lose all magic if you play it on a piano. The real beauty isn't in the notes themselves but in the colour and character of the orchestra and the way it is orchestrated.
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