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Survey of Les Six: The New Aesthetic

September 2, 2016 by  
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About In an era when German melodrama and Impressionist decadence were all the rage, this roguish group injected post-World War I France with music antithetical to such voluptuousness.  In the words of Jean Cocteau, a close collaborator of the composers, “Enough of clouds, waves, aquariums, water-sprites and night scents; we need down-to-earth music, everyday music.” […]