Sunday, August 21, 2011

The Streets of Persia, the Streets of Paris

Now that I finally know how to pronounce Koechlin's name, I can share this bit of musical coincidence (though I believe it is pure influence).

[Listen carefully from 21:45 minutes in until the end ("A travers les rues"), and see if there is anything that sounds familiar, particularly having to do with orchestral color.]

Now listen to this piece, written ten years later in 1928:

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