|Statement||Foreword by Virgil Thomson; edited and designed by Merle Armitage.|
|LC Classifications||MT145.D4 S3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 236 p.|
|Number of Pages||236|
|LC Control Number||50009660|
The product is an authoritative commentary on the entire body of Debussy's work for piano solo. Written for both performers and listeners, the book's purpose is to increase enjoyment of and insight into these works/5(13). This book is a firsthand report of a great composer's intentions in regard to the performance of his music. These intentions have been digested and interpreted for us by the composer's friend Robert Schmitz (–), who was himself a distinguished pianist, an articulate musician, and a well-known teacher. The Piano Works of Claude Debussy [Schmitz, E. Robert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Piano Works of Claude Debussy/5(10). This book is a firsthand report of a great composer's intentions in regard to the performance of his music. These intentions have been digested and interpreted for us by the composer's friend 4/5(4).
Buy The Piano Works of Claude Debussy (Dover Books on Music) by Schmitz, Elie Robert, Thomson, Virgil (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(8). Debussy - The Ultimate Piano Collection: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics) by Claude Debussy | Mar 1, out of 5 stars Images (usually pronounced in French) is a suite of six compositions for solo piano by Claude Debussy. They were published in two books/series, each consisting of three pieces. These works are distinct from Debussy's Images pour orchestre. The first book was composed between and , and the second book was composed in Claude Debussy, in full Achille-Claude Debussy, (born Aug , Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France—died Ma , Paris), French composer whose 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 .
Since I don't know Debussy's works well, my student and I have found a great companion to this music book to be the following little book which gives information on each of Debussy's piano pieces and stylistic advice, written by someone who knew Debussy well: The Piano Works of Claude Debussy (Dover Books on Music)/5(77). Claude Debussy in This is a complete list of compositions by Claude Debussy initially categorized by genre, and sorted within each genre by "CD" [ citation needed ] number according to the revised catalogue by musicologist François Lesure,  which is generally in . His piano works include two books of Préludes and two of Études. Throughout his career he wrote mélodies based on a wide variety of poetry, including his own. He was greatly influenced by the Symbolist poetic movement of the later 19th century. Estampes ("Prints"), L, is a composition for solo piano by Claude Debussy. It was finished in