Debussy’s Reverie & Clair de Lune

Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918) French Composer – is considered the founder and leading exponent of musical Impressionism (although he resisted the label), and his adoption of non-traditional scales and tonal structures was paradigmatic for many composers who followed. Claude Debussy

Reverie – loosely defined as daydreaming or being lost in one’s thoughts – was composed for solo piano by Debussy in the 1880’s and published in 1890.

Clair de Lune, from the Suite bergamasque by Claude Debussy, was composed in the early 1890’s. Because he was dissatisfied with his work, he insisted that he revise it before his publisher released it in 1905.


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