An Introduction to His Piano Music

An Introduction to His Piano Music

By Claude Debussy / ed. Margery Halford / perf. Scott Price Piano Book & CD Level: Intermediate / Early Advanced Item: 00-24460
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This collection of Debussy's popular intermediate pieces includes "Clair de lune," "Reverie," "Le petit nègre," the complete "Children's Corner Suite" and other works. The introductory pages discuss symbolist poetry, French Impressionist painters and Debussy's musical style. A variety of photographs taken throughout the composer's life are also included. The Alfred Masterwork Library CD Editions conveniently combine each exceptional volume with a professionally recorded CD that is sure to inspire artistic performances. 64 pages.

Pianist Scott Price is the chair of the Piano Department at the University of South Carolina and holds a doctorate in piano performance from the University of Oklahoma. He has given master classes and recitals throughout the United States and Southeast Asia. His recordings are featured in Alfred’s Premier Piano Course.


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Contents

Title Composer
Foreword
Introduction
J. Turner
Novelists
Symbolist Poets
Impressionist Painters
Impressionism in Music
Sidelight to History
Biography
Performance
Pedaling
Debussy's Harmony
About the Compositions
Arabesque Claude Debussy
THE CHILDREN'S CORNER Claude Debussy
I. Dr. Gradus ad Parnassum Claude Debussy
II. Jimbo's Lullaby Claude Debussy
III. Serenade of the Doll Claude Debussy
IV. The Snow Is Dancing Claude Debussy
V. The Little Shepherd Claude Debussy
VI. Golliwogg's Cake Walk Claude Debussy
Clair de Lune Claude Debussy
Le Petit Nègre Claude Debussy
Rêverie Claude Debussy
Sarabande Claude Debussy
Recommended Reading
Acknowledgments

Additional Information

Series: Alfred Masterwork CD Edition
Artist: Scott Price
Composed by: Claude Debussy
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 64
Item Number: 00-24460
ISBN 10: 0-7390-3876-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-3876-5
UPC: 038081268064

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