Three Great Orchestral Works in Full Score: Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faune, Nocturnes, La Mer: (Sheet Music)

Three Great Orchestral Works in Full Score: Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faune, Nocturnes, La Mer: (Sheet Music)

by Claude Debussy (Composer)

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Overview

"It may be in fact that I have taken on a task that is too much for me: there is no precedent, so I am obliged to invent new forms." — Claude Debussy.
Unquestionably one of the most influential of modern composers, Claude Debussy (1862–1918) overturned traditional concepts of form, harmony, and coloring in creating a body of music characterized by innovation, individuality of style, and perfection of workmanship.
Among his most popular, most performed, most recorded works are the three compositions reprinted in this volume: the revolutionary Prélude à l'aprés-midi d'une faune, which, in a sense, "awakened" modern music; the exquisite Nocturnes, shimmering models of delicate impressionism; and La Mer, complex, suggestive, a masterpiece of orchestral texture.
This Dover volume presents the complete scores of all three works — reproduced from early French editions — in one convenient source. Musicians and music lovers will appreciate this inexpensive edition of a trio of orchestral favorites: pieces that mark not only key points in the composer's personal progress but also in the progress of modern music as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486244419
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 05/01/1983
Series: Dover Music Scores Series
Edition description: Reprints
Pages: 279
Sales rank: 627,896
Product dimensions: 9.35(w) x 12.15(h) x 0.59(d)

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