Debussy: his life and mind. by Edward Lockspeiser

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Published by Macmillan in New York .

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  • Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.

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Bibliography: v. 1, p. 245-255;

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LC ClassificationsML410.D28 L86
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One hopes that the second and final volume measures up to the impact and illumination of this, the first. Debussy's brooding childhood, his ne'er-do-well papa, his ruthless mamma, the tutoring of the children of Madame von Meck, that eccentric Russian.

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Cambridge ; New York. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lockspeiser, Edward, Debussy: his life and mind. New York, Macmillan, 19 (OCoLC) Named Person. Get this from a library. Debussy: his life and mind. Vol. 1, [Edward Lockspeiser]. Early life. Debussy was born on 22 August in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Seine-et-Oise, on the north-west fringes of Paris.

He was the eldest of the five children of Manuel-Achille Debussy and his wife, Victorine, née Manoury. Debussy senior ran a china shop and his wife was a seamstress.

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Claude Debussy (born Achille-Claude Debussy) was among the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His mature compositions, distinctive and appealing, combined modernism and sensuality so successfully that their sheer beauty often obscures their technical innovation.

Meanwhile, Debussy's Scènes au Crépuscule, after Régnier's poetry, were completed in piano score inbut before Debussy had a chance to orchestrate them he attended the premiere performance of his String Quartet in G minor in December, given by the Ysaÿe Quartet led by Belgian violin virtuoso Eugène Ysaÿe.

Debussy was impressed and flattered by Ysaÿe's interest in his music and Based on: Poèmes anciens et romanesques by Henri. Debussy Remembered Roger Nichols, Amadeus Press, A collection of essays about Debussy by his contemporaries. Some of them are quite entertaining.

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Life and Music Claude Debussy was born on the 22nd August in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. Musical impressionism. This prelude is an example of Debussy's musical impressionism in that it is a musical depiction of, or allusion to, an image or idea.

Debussy quite often named his pieces with the exact image that he was composing about, like La Mer, Des pas sur la neige, or Jardins sous la the case of the two volumes of preludes, he places the title of the piece at the end of.

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Debussy died from cancer at his home in Paris at the age of 55 after a composing career of a little more than 30 years.

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