La Mer and Other Works for Piano Four Hands

La Mer and Other Works for Piano Four Hands

by Claude Debussy

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Like his predecessor Chopin, Debussy discovered new possibilities and refinements in the art of playing and composing for the piano. His compositions and transcriptions for piano four hands are among his most inventive and interesting works. This volume contains Marche Ecossaise, written specifically for piano four hands, and the composer's transcription for four hands of La Mer.
These works display both the brilliant pianism at the heart of Debussy's musical imagery and the composer's affinity for the unexpected — a quality that allowed many of his compositions to unfold like highly sophisticated improvisations. Reprinted here from authoritative French editions, they will challenge and delight pianists with their unique qualities.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486489056
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 05/17/2012
Series: Dover Music for Piano Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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