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Debussy: Etudes for Piano / En Blanc et Noir

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    Composed in 1915, Claude Debussy’s piano etudes represent some of the composer's most adventurous and unconventional writing. Paul Jacobs’s recordings of these pieces garnered international renown upon their initial release; Gramophone declared they “should be heard by everyone.” This digital reissue also features En Blanc et Noir, a piece, from the same year, for two pianos, performed by Jacobs and Gilbert Kalish.

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    MUSICIANS
    Etudes for Piano, Books I & II
    Paul Jacobs, piano

    En Blanc et Noir
    Paul Jacobs, piano I
    Gilbert Kalish, piano II

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Etudes for Piano, Books I & II
    Engineering and musical supervision: Marc J. Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz (Elite Recordings, Inc.)
    Recorded June 1975, New York

    En Blanc et Noir
    Recorded in concert at the Ojai Festival's Bowl in Libbey Park, Ojai, California, June 5, 1982

    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk Corp.)
     
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne
    Cover art/portrait of Debussy by Ivan Thiele (1913), courtesy of the Centre de Documentation Claude Debussy, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

     

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Release Date: 
Monday, June 15, 1987 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

Composed in 1915, Debussy’s piano etudes represent some of his most adventurous and unconventional writing. Gramophone declared that Jacobs's recordings of the pieces “should be heard by everyone.” This digital reissue also features En Blanc et Noir, a piece, from the same year, for two pianos, performed by Jacobs and Gilbert Kalish.

Description: 

Composed in 1915, Claude Debussy’s piano etudes represent some of the composer's most adventurous and unconventional writing. Paul Jacobs’s recordings of these pieces garnered international renown upon their initial release; Gramophone declared they “should be heard by everyone.” This digital reissue also features En Blanc et Noir, a piece, from the same year, for two pianos, performed by Jacobs and Gilbert Kalish.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Etudes for Piano, Books I & II
Engineering and musical supervision: Marc J. Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz (Elite Recordings, Inc.)
Recorded June 1975, New York

En Blanc et Noir
Recorded in concert at the Ojai Festival's Bowl in Libbey Park, Ojai, California, June 5, 1982

Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk Corp.)
 
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne
Cover art/portrait of Debussy by Ivan Thiele (1913), courtesy of the Centre de Documentation Claude Debussy, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

 

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79161

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597916126BUN
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497125364
Price: 
9.00
Artist Name: 
Paul Jacobs
Gilbert Kalish
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
Etudes for Piano, Books I & II
Paul Jacobs, piano

En Blanc et Noir
Paul Jacobs, piano I
Gilbert Kalish, piano II

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