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Claude Debussy (20th Century Composers)

  • 240 Pages
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  • English
Phaidon Press
20th century music, Composers & musicians, Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900), Music Of The 20th Century, Music History And Criticism +, Biography / Autobiography, Music, Music/Songbooks, Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers, Genres & Styles - Classical, History & Criticism - General, Music / Clas
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Open LibraryOL7830740M
ISBN 100714835129
ISBN 139780714835129

Claude Debussy () is the subject of this fairly brief, but very engaging and well-illustrated biography. Debussy's aesthetic was unique: "He wanted to create, he said later, music 'whose form was so free it would sound improvised.'" The music of Debussy is given detailed, yet not too technical explanations/5(8).

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Claude Debussy: A Critical Biography (Eastman Studies in Music) Only 12 left in stock (more on the way). French composer Claude Debussy (–) was one of the most prominent figures working within the field of impressionist music, although he disliked the term when applied to his compositions.

A central figure in European music of the turn of the 20th century, he was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honor /5(47). A revealing insight into the life and works of Claude Debussy (), whose music formed a link between the Romantic and Modern eras Paperback, pages Published April 23rd by Phaidon Press (first published April 23rd )/5.

As such, Lesure's book presents a wealth of new information while debunking a number of myths that had developed over the years since the composer's death in The present English translation.

13 rows  Claude Debussy's Préludes are 24 pieces for solo piano, divided into two books of 12. French composer Claude Debussy’s works were a seminal force in the music of the 20th century. He developed a highly original system of harmony and musical structure that expressed, in many respects, the ideals to which the Impressionist and Symbolist painters and writers of his time aspired.

Claude Debussy was a child prodigy who became one of the most important and influential French composers of all time. Read more about his life and career at : Simon Trezise, in his book Debussy: La Mer, finds the intrinsic evidence "remarkable," with the caveat that no written or reported evidence suggests that Debussy deliberately sought such proportions.

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Debussy, Claude: Books. 1 - 20 of 41 results This wonderful work “Estampes” by Claude Debussy contains a score for the solo piano. It is a fine example of the composer’s work and a fantastic addition to any.

Voiles is a composition by Claude Debussy for solo piano from It is the second piece in a set of twelve préludes published in The title of the piece may be translated to English as either veils or sails; both meanings can be connected to the musical structure (see below).

Except for some mild. Claude Achille Debussy (klôd äshēl´ dəbüsē´), –, French composer, exponent of musical studied for 11 years at the Paris Conservatory, receiving its Grand Prix de Rome in for his cantata L'Enfant Prodigue. After traveling in Europe and Russia, Debussy settled down in Paris in and devoted himself to composing for the rest of his life.

Paul Roberts Claude Debussy (20th Century Composers) (20th Century Composers) Phaidon Press Inc., ; ISBN ; pages Claude Debussy () was a great harmonic innovator and one of the most original musical voices of the twentieth century. He created fresh, new tonal perspectives without abandoning tonality itself.

Claude-Achille Debussy (22 August 25 March ) was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself disliked the term when applied to his compositions/5.

He had just completed the Estampes, and the Images, the first book of which was published in Octobercan be heard as a development along. By Claude Debussy.

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Piano Book. This volume in our new series features 29 compositions by Claude Debussy, including such famous pieces as 'Clair de Lune,' 'Reverie,' 'The Girl with the Flaxen Hair,' 'Golliwogg's Cake Walk,' and others.

It includes pieces from the French master's wealth of piano compositions, including the 'Arabesques,' Petite Suite,Category: Piano Collection. Looking for books by Claude Debussy.

See all books authored by Claude Debussy, including Piano Musicand String Quartets by Debussy and Ravel/Claude Debussy: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10/Maurice Ravel: Quartet in F Major, and more on By Claude Debussy / ed.

Maurice Hinson. Piano Book. This significant compilation of 12 Preludes represents Debussy's mature writing style and is filled with a great diversity of compositional styles. The music expresses a vast repertoire of emotions, colors and moods.

Helpful English translations of French terms as well as Debussy's performanceCategory: Piano Collection. DEBUSSY A Painter in Sound By Stephen Walsh Illustrated.

Alfred A. Knopf. $ Inthe year-old Claude Debussy felt forced. 🎼 1 hour Claude Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun | Debussy Classical Music for Relaxation - Duration: Classical Music Online - Bach, Beethoven, Mozart 5, views Pages with related products.

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Debussy: A Painter in Sound by Stephen Walsh (Faber, £20). To order a copy for £17, go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. See all Claude Debussy Sheet Music About Claude Debussy () 20th Century, Modern Period – France Debussy was one of the most highly regarded composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is seen as the founder of musical impressionism.

Debussy | Clair De Lune and other piano pieces of Claude Debussy with impressionist paintings - Duration: Music for relaxation, reliance and rel, views from Suite Bergamasque. By Claude Debussy / ed. Willard A. Palmer. Piano Book.

The original, unsimplified version of one of Debussy's most popular piano works. This ethereal, flowing section of Suite Bergamasque is diatonic and displays a conventional harmonic vocabulary in D-flat major.

The title, Clair de lune, suggests a relationship to PaulCategory: Piano Solo. This album contains the Preludes, books 1 and 2 by Debussy, presented by Piano Classics, a label of Brilliant Classics.

Online purchase or streaming (Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, Deezer, Google. 1. Danseuses de Delphes 2. Voiles 3. Le vent dans la plaine 4. Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir 5. Les. Explore books by Claude Debussy with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Claude Debussy book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. French composer Claude Debussy (–) created music that was rev /5. Claude Debussy died a century ago, but his music has not grown old.

Bound only lightly to the past, it floats in time. As it coalesces, bar by bar, it appears to be improvising itself into being.Estampes () L'isle joyeuse () Images, Set 1 () Reflets dans l'eau.

Children's Corner (–) The Little Nigar () Préludes, Book 1 (–) Des pas sur la neige. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest. La fille aux cheveux de lin.

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La sérénade interrompue. La. The purpose of this thesis is to discuss and give a descriptive analysis of twelve of the twenty-four preludes written by Claude Debussy.

This paper also includes a brief history of preludes as well as possible influences upon Debussy and his : Mary Nan Hudgins.