GMN - Your Arts Network
GMN - Your Arts Network ClassicalPlus
Home Artists Composers Webcasts Downloads News Shop Contests Forums

 Websites
GMN
JazzPlus

 GMN Premium
 Classical Radio
 Features
 Classical Forum
 Links
SUBSCRIBE
 
FREE Newsletter
'

SEARCH
The GMN Shop
The MediaPlayer
Content Archive
Free Music
Grove Dictionary
All Searches

Email This Page Email This Page

MEMBERS
 New User Sign Up
 Sign In
 Select a Player

Menuet sur le nom de Haydn

 

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn

In 1909 the Société Internationale de Musique commissioned several composers to write something to commemorate the centenary of the death of Haydn. Those who obliged were Debussy, Dukas, d’Indy, Widor, Hahn, and Ravel with his Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn. By using an extended version of the German musical alphabet HAYDN becomes BADDG, a series which Ravel also uses in retrograde and melodic inversion.

© Paul Crossley 1983


 Featured Item


Read more


gmnyour arts network
 GMN.com 
 GMN ClassicalPlus 
 GMN JazzPlus 
Become an Affiliate · Contact Us · Advertising · Links
Home · Register · Terms of Use · Privacy Policy · Information Center · Help

Copyright © 1999 - 2001 Global Music Network Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Music downloads, audio and video provided for personal, non-commercial use only and may not be re-distributed.

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 2:34:18 AM US EST
back to top
0.0390625 Seconds
v4.0b - classicalplus.gmn.com - True
Easynet