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Composer of the Week: Debussy


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2/5. Impressionism. Debussy's music is often described as "impressionism", linking it the contemporary art movement of Monet and others. But Donald Macleod argues that
Debussy was influenced by all the prevailing artistic currents in the cultural melting pot that was Paris.
La Cathédrale Engloutie (Preludes, Book 1) Krystian Zimerman (piano) En Blanc et Noir
Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
Nocturnes Amsterdam Collegium Musicum, Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Dawn Upshaw (soprano), James Levine (piano) Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Krystian Zimerman
Pianos: Nocturnes Amsterdam
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Soprano: James Levine

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Composer of the Week: Debussy

BBC Radio 3, 5 September 2006 12.00

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