Claude Debussy

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Debussy was an influential composer of the late 19/ early 20th centuries, creating works of sheer beauty that obscured their technical innovation.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86 1894 Orchestral
Préludes (12) for piano, Book I, L. 117 1907 Keyboard
Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3 1890 Keyboard
La fille aux cheveux de lin, prelude for piano, L. 117/8 1910 Keyboard
La Mer, symphonic sketches (3) for orchestra, L. 109 1903 Orchestral
Children's Corner, suite for piano (or orchestra), L. 113 1906 Keyboard
Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3 1890 Keyboard Orchestral
Suite bergamasque, for piano, L. 75 1890 Keyboard
Préludes (12) for piano, Book II, L. 123 1910 Keyboard
Estampes, for piano, L. 100 1903 Keyboard
Rêverie, for piano, L. 68 1890 Keyboard
Nocturnes, for female chorus & orchestra, L. 91 1897 Orchestral
La plus que lente, waltz for piano (or orchestra), L. 121 1910 Keyboard
L'isle joyeuse, for piano, L. 106 1904 Keyboard
Petite suite (4), for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra), L. 65 1888 Keyboard
Arabesques (2) for piano, L. 66 1888 Keyboard
Pour le piano, suite for piano, L. 95 1894 Keyboard
Sonata for violin & piano, L. 140 1916 Chamber Music
Images (3), for piano, Set I, L. 110 1905 Keyboard
String Quartet, L. 85 (Op. 10) 1893 Chamber Music
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