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The Cambridge companion to Debussy

Author: Simon Trezise
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions to music.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Companion offers new insights into Debussy's character, his environment and his music, especially the roles of nature and eroticism in his music. His works are discussed through the themes of sonority, rhythm, tonality and form, with closing chapters on performance and reception at the start of the new century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Cambridge companion to Debussy.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2001043703
(OCoLC)47927641
Named Person: Claude Debussy; Claude Debussy; Claude Debussy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Trezise
ISBN: 0511077645 9780511077647 0511074530 9780511074530 051107607X 9780511076077
OCLC Number: 57545174
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 326 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Debussy the man / Robert Orledge --
Debussy's Parisian affiliations / Barbara L. Kelly --
Debussy as musician and critic / Déirdre Donnellon --
Debussy on stage / David Grayson --
The prosaic Debussy / Roger Nichols --
Debussy and expression / Nigel Simeone --
Exploring the erotic in Debussy's music / Julie McQuinn --
Debussy and nature / Caroline Potter --
Debussy's tonality : a formal perspective / Boyd Pomeroy --
The Debussy sound : colour, texture, gesture / Mark DeVoto --
Music's inner dance : form, pacing and complexity in Debussy's music / Richard S. Parks --
Debussy's 'rhythmicised time' / Simon Trezise --
Debussy in performance / Charles Timbrell --
Debussy now / Arnold Whittall.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to music.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Trezise.

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