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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The topic is the dance of a goat on a grassy hill after the winter snows have melted away. Authority control MusicBrainz work: Compositions by Arthur Honegger Solo flute pieces. Chfvre editions that are out now were derived from a partial transcript found in Honegger’s transcriptionist’s works.

Danse de la chèvre, H.39 (Honegger, Arthur)

This page was last edited on 30 Juneat The dramatic dance and downfall. Perhaps it is a commentary regarding honegver circular nature of life and our search for perfection within chaos.

Notify me of new comments via email. Articles with hAudio microformats Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers. Return of the dance. Like the previous abbreviated B section, this repetition uses dynamics to musically fade out of the texture. Honegger was primarily known as member of Les Six and best known for his orchestral work, Pacific which was inspired by the sound of a steam locomotive. The song and dance we perform for the sanse simply represents who we want to be but our values create who we are and stick with us throughout our lives.


Again, this is a musical recollection of previous compositional material.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. What do you think this piece represents based on the formal analysis? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The final C harmonic represents the moment the goat awakens from his dream.

Retrieved from ” https: This section represents the goat finding his identity, or his dance, through trial and error. First let us examine some basic biographical information about the composer and the piece. Problems playing this file? Following this theme is a more melodic theme or idea that gives off a more calming feeling. The D Major melody is straight forward and uses hints of the dance rhythm from the previous section in hondgger different tempo and style.

B Section recollection mm. It was probably for the best. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You are commenting using your WordPress. This piece is available for purchase from Amazon: At the start of the piece, there is a slow dreamlike introduction consisting of tritone phrases.

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The return of the A section brings us through the clouds again as the goat awakens from his dream. Email required Address never made public. B Section abbreviated mm. This is simply the same Bb minor chord from the end of the original B section mm.


Fill in your details below d click an icon to log in: Like the movie Happy Feet, I believe that this piece wants to show us that it is honegfer march to the beat of our own drum because regardless of our identities, we are all searching for something to love.

As the dream concludes, the goat begins to wake but recollections of his dream still dance in his head. L’Aiglon Antigone Les aventures du roi Pausole.

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 A Section mm In hlnegger, the piece opens with a tritone!

C Section abbreviated mm. This section represents the moment that the goat has fallen in love.

Return of the major melody, this time hknegger to F major. For me they are living creatures and I love them as others love women or horses.

Danse de la chèvre

In he was married to fellow Paris Conservatory student and pianist Andree Vaurabourg on the condition that they live in separate apartments Strange, right…but the best artist are often eccentrics.

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The original manuscript of this piece has been lost.