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Offline Ten thumbs

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Vladimir Rebikov - the 'Father of Russian Modernism'
« on: February 21, 2010, 08:30:30 AM »
I see that Russian Piano Music vol. 2 is due for release shortly and is devoted to Rebikov (1866-1920) of whom I have recently begun an exploration. One composer who comes to mind here is Satie and, although differing in many respects, I would rate Satie and Rebikov on a par. Perhaps if Rebikov's music were to find its way into some commercials he will rise to a similar fame. Playing pieces such as Op13 Tondichtungen and Op14 Petite Suite de Ballet makes one immediately think of 'minimalism' with phrase repetition with subtle variation in a whole tone setting. I don't have a date for these but they are probably sometime before 1900.
I have a date with 'Ésclavage et Liberté' (Op22) - the first of the composer's tableaux musical psychologique.
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Re: Vladimir Rebikov - the 'Father of Russian Modernism'
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2018, 03:32:59 PM »
Not as good as Satie IMO, but the man could write a catchy waltz!

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Re: Vladimir Rebikov - the 'Father of Russian Modernism'
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 05:12:21 PM »
YouTube offers many of his short piano pieces: here is a longer work for (it would seem) two pianos.

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/8CvI_HwlfvE" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/8CvI_HwlfvE</a>
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Re: Vladimir Rebikov - the 'Father of Russian Modernism'
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2019, 08:47:06 AM »
Sometimes though, Rebikov claims the palm!
A day may be a destiny; for life
Lives in but little—but that little teems
With some one chance, the balance of all time:
A look—a word—and we are wholly changed.