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WHAT DOES CHACONNE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A chaconne is a type of musical composition popular in the baroque era when it was much used as a vehicle for variation on a repeated short harmonic progression, often involving a fairly short repetitive bass-line which offered a compositional outline for variation, decoration, figuration and melodic invention. In this it closely resembles the passacaglia. The ground bass, if there is one, may typically descend stepwise from the tonic to the dominant pitch of the scale; the harmonies given to the upper parts may emphasize the circle of fifths or a derivative pattern thereof.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHACONNE» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHACONNE»
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The Bach chaconne for solo violin: a collection of views
"Facsimile of the autograph manuscript": p. [11-16]
Jon F. Eiche, 1985
The Harvard Dictionary of Music
ing and in the treatment of the melodic line, whose phrases might be longer than
the bass (e.g., Fresco- baldi, Ceccona a due tenori, in Hudson, 1981). The
French chaconne of the same period, rather more sedate than its southern
Don Michael Randel, 2003
The red violin: chaconne for violin and orchestra
The story spans three centuries in the life of a magnificent but haunted violin in its travels through space and time. Corigliano composed this 17-minute concert work for violin and full orchestra as he scored the film.
John Corigliano, 2003
Chaconne in E minor, BuxWV 160
D. Buxtehude. Chaconne in E minor, BuxWV 160 Buxtehude, Dietrich Ciacona in
E Minor BuxWV 160. Front Cover.
The Keyboard in Baroque Europe
In some arias, the chaconne serves as instrumental ritornello (like a passacaglia)
.12 The early vocal settings seem to both look back to the original chaconne
dance songs and forward to later chaconne traditions. Despite occasional ...
Christopher Hogwood, 2003
Chaconne in C minor
D. Buxtehude. 24.
Chaconne is a tale of two lives separated by centuries. It is a love story of the protagonist's love for life, and the music of J. S. Bach. The counterpoint between Milo, the protagoinist, and Bach is vital, original, and satisfying.
Joseph C. Mastroianni, 2005
An Analytical Study on Performance Practices
Analysis. of. Bach-Busoni's. Chaconne. In music, Chaconne is a musical form
whose primary formal feature involves variation on a repeated short harmonic
progression. J.S. Bach is considered as a master of composing this musical style.
Yaokun Yang, 2014
Concert Music, Rock, and Jazz Since 1945: Essays and ...
Further, the chords in these harmonic designs are only ordered with regard to
their place within the sequence, there is no durational patterning or meter implied
.27 Chaconne I, occurs six times in the piece, while Chaconne II, appears only ...
Elizabeth West Marvin, Richard Hermann, 2002
Most chaconnes are similarly organized, as, for example, the great D-minor
Chaconne from Bach's Violin Partita, BWV 1004. In fact, Raymond Knapp makes
a convincing case that this work informs the motivic detail of several of the
Brahms Studies, David Lee Brodbeck, 2001
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHACONNE»
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Orquesta Filarmónica de México UNAM/Latham-Koenig review …
... transcription of a Buxtehude Chaconne; Silvestre Revueltas, the country's other truly significant 20th-century figure, is not represented at all. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
Collaboration fuses visual, performing arts
The performance will feature Won playing J.S. Bach's “Chaconne,” accompanied by Park's dance and a movie showing the flowing movement ... «The Korea Herald, Jul 15»
Non-fiction: When Britain Saved the West, Instrumental, Peg Plunkett …
... "tracks" and each one is prefaced with a history and explanation of key musical moments in his life, especially Bach's Chaconne for violin – of ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
Baroque Orchestra Conquers Tanglewood
Two pieces closed formal program, both based on a chaconne pattern, that is to say, a repeated bass line over which the other instruments ... «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jul 15»
The Classical Beat: All Systems Go At Tanglewood
4 and 5, Handel's “Chaconne” from the ballet “Terpsichore,” an arrangement of Vivaldi's “La Folia” and excerpts from the music to Telemann's ... «iBerkshires.com, Jul 15»
Concert review: Trio excels from pop to classical
Other highlights included a warm, gorgeous arrangement of Imogen Heap's “Hide and Seek”; “Chaconne in Winter,” which merged Bach's work ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jun 15»
One To Tango: Susan Alcorn brings her pedal steel guitar to …
... improvised elements of Alcorn's performances here become more obvious—including a brief interpolation of Vitali's Chaconne in the former. «Baltimore City Paper, Jun 15»
On a musical trail
'Chaconne from Partita no.2 in D minor B' by Natallia received a standing ovation for her melancholic tune when she balanced out the ... «Deccan Herald, Jun 15»
Guitarist Durrantis back on the road
Highlights include the Chaconne by J S Bach, Richard's own arrangement of Debussy's Reverie and his very own Cycling Music for guitar and ... «West Sussex County Times, Jun 15»
WEEKEND: Olympic Music Festival today honors national talent in …
1-2: Summer Galas featuring Elizalde and Sarah Chang performing Vitali's “Chaconne” in G minor, violin sonatas by Prokofiev and Franck, and ... «Peninsula Daily, Jun 15»
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