The Music Plays On — Claude Debussy

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Born on this day in 1862, Claude Debussy is one of the most unique composers in history. I say this because one is hard-pressed to find composers who can truly be considered an antecedent or consequent to Debussy’s compositional style.

Here is my Spotify playlist of my favorite recordings —

Here is Ken Russell’s whacky 1965, The Debussy Film. Who knew that Oliver Reed would be a fine Debussy?

And here are my favorite performances and documentaries found on YouTube-

Written by

Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic

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