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Achille- Claude Debussy, a French composer was among the most influential music
composers in the late 19 the century and early 20thcentury. He is seen in most cases as an
impressionist composer but he rejected the term that was widely used on him. He influenced
a lot of music throughout that time with classical compositions and cultural sync music.
Debussy showed enough talent in music composition since early in the school and was
admitted in a leading music college at the age of ten. The college by the name Conservatoire
de Paris is where he studied piano lessons originally and found a niche in vocation innovative
composition. He took many years in fully developing his style into maturity and came into
instant fame albeit at the age of 40 in Pelleas et Melisandre opera(Edwards and George 78).
Debussy orchestral work was regarded as classical symphony and sought the
alternative of symphonic sketches. He was influenced by the Far East music and the Russian
orchestra. He developed his own style in harmony and coloring orchestras which was derided
and his art was rejected by the musical establishment of the day. There was a wide range of
musical composers who influenced his style of music and they included George Benjamin,
Bela Bartok, Oliver Messier and the renowned Jazz pianist Bill Evans. He died at the age of
55 after a carrier
Some of his critics in the music composition argued that Debussy spent a third of his
life discovering himself, a third in the free realization of himself and a third in the painful loss
of himself. Most of the legacy he left in his composition are in the middle part of his life
where some of his works are rated better than Newman and other contemporaries. Because of
his obsession or rather than in spite of, he was pre occupied by chords in themselves and is
said to have deprived music the sense in progressive harmonics. He broke down three
centuries of music harmonics in dominance of tonality. His middle year’s career is what
inspired some of his best music’s in classical opera composition.
In his work or genre, "where music, word and stage action merge, a challenge that
requires close study of the laws of literature, first dramaturgy and musical form. Despite solid
ores accumulated on this issue, this topic continues to remain relevant, attracting
musicologists with their various as- The problem of the operatic form, the compositional
structure of the operatic work in its integral scope is until one of the least resolved in
theoretical musicology(Henley and Darren 23).
In the present work, an attempt has been made to investigate the composition of the
opera, taking into account the synthesis of plot-fabulous and proper musical properties. The
unification of such two spheres as music and atmosphere predetermines the existence of
individual acts in the opera, which are not due to either the principal of shaping jazz
instrumental music or the artistic holes of the drama theater. The dissertation also examines
the specific organization of specific operas (these are Ruslan and Lvdmila "," Sadko ","
Prince Igor "," The Queen of Spades ", Sovanshchina", the opera-tale of Rimsky-Korsakov -
"The Tale of the Tsar Altan", "The Snow Maiden", "The Golden Cockerel", "Kashchey the
Immortal"), generalizations are made concerning the principles of this organization, which
has attracted the Aristotelian theory of literary genera of the epos, lyricism, drama), which
has long been perceived as theater and other arts. It is fully applicable to the opera, the laws
of drag play such a role.
The basis of the study was works related to the main directions of the Russian opera
classics of the XIX century that influenced Debussy and the epic, presented, in turn, by
leading composer styles. In a special genre version of the Russian epic, operas of a fabulous
type are highlighted.
Scientific novelty of the work
First of all, the simultaneous appeal to different phenomena of the Russian operatic
classics, putting them in a single series, trying to find a common and special thing in them,
striving to develop such an instrument of an approach that, given this typology, would take
into account the individuality of the composer's styles and the uniqueness of each of the
masterpieces in question . The author establishes: 1) three major genre divisions, linking the
analyzed operas with the poetics of drama, epic and fairy tales;
2) Patterns of interaction of music and the scene on the principle of their synchrony or
3) Properties of opera drama, determining the relationship between dynamics and statics,
process and crystal (Kerry and Gordon 56)
4) Different - for the studied genre types - the principles of repetition and thematic links;
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