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Synonyms for Debussy

French composer who is said to have created Impressionism in music (1862-1918)

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Their latest formation, with the young Georgian pianist Vasil Laghidze, is called the Debussy Trio after the French composer of the late 19th and early 20th century, who created the gateway to modern music.
The centerpiece of volume 2 is the so-called Recueil Vasnier, a notebook of thirteen songs composed between 1882 and 1884 and presented to Marie Vasnier, for whom Debussy served as accompanist between 1880 and 1885 before departing for Rome.
The concert, under the name Clair de Lune, refers to Debussy's composition Clair de lune (Moonlight), which is considered a characteristic example of musical impressionism.
Debussy often paid homage to his French musical forebears, including eighteenth-century composers Jean-Philippe Rameau and Francois Couperin, and from the nineteenth century, Frederic Chopin and Gabriel Faure.
After 'Sensual Debussy' opened with the perennial delights of the Prelude a 'L'Apresmidi d'un faune', the Birmingham University Singers performed Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans - delivering us in tune for a pleasing segue into La Damoiselle elue, in which the CBSO Youth Chorus, alongside soprano Ilse Eerens and mezzo Aga Mikolaj, also showcased some seriously sophisticated singing.
The playlist includes pieces from Debussy's Images Book 2 and Beethoven's Piano Sonata No.
French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck.
How does one become a specialist in the music of Claude Debussy? He doesn't seem to be the warhorse kind of composer the way Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Liszt are.
He explained that he could stay only for the first two pieces on the programme - Debussy's Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune, and Ravel's Sheherazade - but would then have to leave to catch his train to Bristol.
The first concert features Spanish cellist Angela Zamorano Tardon and Malaysian pianist Lee Jae Phang playing sonatas by Chopin and Debussy and work by Beethoven.
Fra dicembre 1910 e maggio 1911 il poeta Gabriele D'Annunzio e il compositore Claude Debussy danno vita a quell'opera controversa, di difficile comprensione, eppure di assoluto interesse per il significato storico-culturale, che e Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien: un "mistero in cinque mansioni" scritto in ottonari francesi.
Two Debussy Pieces by Claude Debussy, arranged for horn and piano by Steve Lewis.
KARACHI -- Four ships C.V CMA CGM Debussy, C.V Hatta, M.V Concordia and M.T Lahore carrying containers, Canola Seeds and Furnace Oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Grain and Fertilizer Terminal and Fotco oil Terminal reactively at Port Qasim (PQ) on Tuesday, April, 7 2015.