The Suite bergamasque is one of the most famous piano suites by Claude Debussy. Debussy commenced the suite in 1890 at age 28, but he did not finish or publish it until 1905.
The Suite bergamasque was first composed by Debussy around 1890, but was significantly revised just before its publication in 1905. It seems . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Classical Music Interlude – Debussy Suite Bergamasque
The three movements are:
Nuages (“Clouds”) Modéré – Un peu animé – Tempo I – Plus lent – Encore plus lent. Fêtes (“Festivals”) Animé et très rythmé – Un peu plus animé – Modéré (mais toujours très rythmé) – Tempo I – De plus en plus sonore et en serrant le mouvement – Même Mouvement. . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – Nuages – Debussy
Featuring performance and visualization by Stephen Malinowski.
The third and most famous movement of Suite bergamasque is “Clair de lune,” meaning “moonlight” in French. Its name comes from Paul Verlaine‘s poem of the same name which also refers to ‘bergamasques‘ in its opening stanza: Votre âme est un paysage choisi / Que vont charmant . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – Debussy, Clar de Lune
Just finishing up working on a selection from Purcell, this could be my next vocal project. Having been doing a lot of singing in Italian as of late I’ve noticed by french pronunciation has gone to merde. :>
Date: 1880 Composer: Claude Debussy Period: Post-Romantic (1870-1909) Review
This is Debussy’s first published work, and . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Classical Interlude – Debussy – Nuit d’étoiles