debussy debussy  /dɪ ˈbə si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) French composer who is said to have created Impressionism in music (1862-1918)

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News

  1. Braque exhibition at D.C.'s Phillips highlights painter worth digging into

    WASHINGTON — Clearly visible within the neat borders on a piece of paper is the word "etude," French for study, in a detail from Georges Braque's ebullient 1929 painting, "The Round Table." Very likely, given Braque's interest in music and the bourgeois domesticity he cultivated, the etude in question is a piano work by Chopin, or perhaps Liszt or Debussy. But a guitar is also clearly visible on ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

  2. Musician to perform today

    Russian foreign exchange student and classical pianist Peter Erogov will perform the work of composers Mozart, Bach, Debussy and Tchaikovsky during a 2 p.m. concert today at Texarkana College’s Stilwell Center.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Texarkana Gazette

  3. John Ferguson spreads goodwill for America through the power of music

    Amjad Dabi had a simple wish: to keep polishing his technique on his favorite piano compositions by the French Impressionist masters Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. But in the midst of a brutal civil war in his native Syria, his artistic pursuits became more futile and perilous by the day.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Weller said: "I've never understood the need to put music into boxes. I could listen to Debussy one minute, then some avant- garde jazz album, then Curtis Mayfield the next. It all comes from the same source."
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Paul Weller Source: Liverpool Echo

  2. "I think it's perceptible that I'm a composer who thinks about Bartók, Stravinsky and Debussy," Dr. Stucky says of his musical style. "My sort of home base, the place I learned the most about composing, is in that part of the repertoire. I...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Steven Stucky Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "What we are trying to do is take film music seriously, not just as fine popcorn music," Chihara says. "I'd love to see something by Bernard Herrmann on a concert with Mahler or Debussy. It should be part of our serious concert repertoire."
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Paul Chihara Source: Los Angeles Times

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