Olivier Solanet wrote:
>corelli himself... and speaking of the dies irae mentioned below, i
>believe no one quoted that particular chant more than rachmaninov himself
>- to the point that i believe he was perhaps slightly obsessed with it!
Well, I think old Serge was obsessed with depression as well. Which
brings up the idea for another list of the Dies Irae...
>my own compositions and those of other composers. the first four published
>on my site include one which i had initially conceived as an 'a la maniere
>de ravel', hinting at ravel's own two 'a la maniere de borodine/chabrier'.
>much to my dismay, though, i now find that it much more resembles debussy's
>style than ravel. this disappoints me because i've always preferred
>ravel to debussy! i subsequently decided to re-subtitle it as an 'hommage
>a debussy', as debussy's own 'hommage a rameau'. another improvisation,
>though more akin to villa-lobos than schumann, is subtitled 'eusebius'.
>the point is, one can capture the ethos of a particular composer's style
>while emulating that of a very distantly related composer - or one whom
>is not at all related to the latter, or furthermore, in one's own affirmed
Ok, here we go with another list...how about Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin...to
Daugherty's Tombeau de Liberace.