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Pelléas


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Pelléas

Pelleas, Sir

Pelleas, Sir

Sir Pelleas

Pelléas and Mélisande (1893)

Pelléas et Mélisande

Pelléas et Mélisande

Pelléas and Mélisande

Pelléas et Mélisande

‘Pelleas and Ettarre’

Pelleas and Ettarre

Pelléas and Mélisande

Pelléas et Mélisande

Pelléas et Mélisande ballets

Pelléas et Mélisande Polarity of Characterizations: Human Beings as Real‐Life Individuals and Instruments of Fate

Pelléas et Mélisande Fate and the Unconscious: Transformational Function of the Dominant Ninth Chord; Symbolism of Sonority

Pelléas et Mélisande Musico‐Dramatic Turning Point: Intervallic Expansion as Symbol of Dramatic Tension and Change of Mood

Pelléas et Mélisande Mélisande as Christ Symbol‐Life, Death, and Resurrection‐and Motivic Reinterpretations of the Whole‐Tone Dyad

Pelléas et Mélisande Circuity of Fate and Resolution of Mélisande's Dissonant Pentatonic–Whole‐Tone Conflict

 

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(Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande). Ten./high bar. Son of Geneviève, grandson of Arkel, and half‐brother of Golaud. Golaud meets and marries Mélisande; she and Pelléas are attracted to each other. Golaud spies on them but can find nothing untoward in their relationship. Pelléas decides to leave the family castle. While he and Mélisande are saying a passionate goodbye, Golaud enters and in a fit of jealousy he kills Pelléas. Aria: Ah! Je respire enfin! (‘Ah! I can breathe at last!‘). Created (1902) by Jean Périer.

Subjects: Opera.


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