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Saturday, January 27, 2018 Permalink

The Debussy-Chopin Connection

Claude Debussy & Frederic Chopin

 

Claude Debussy had a deep love for the music of a composer who--a half-century before--had blazed a new path with his utterly individual style and keyboard sound.

 “Chopin is the greatest of all,” Debussy said. “For with the piano alone he discovered everything.”

In this hour, Chopin’s influence on Debussy as he developed his own, utterly individual style.  

 

RECORDINGS USED
Title Group/Artist Catalog # UPC
Debussy: Complete Works for Piano. Vol. 2 Bavouzet Chandos CHAN 10443 095115144329
Debussy: Complete Works for Piano. Vol. 3 Bavouzet Chandos CHAN 10467 095115146729
Debussy: Complete Works for Piano. Vol. 4 Bavouzet Chandos CHAN 10497 095115149720
Debussy Piano Works Rogé Decca 443021 02894430212
Chopin Nocturnes Moravec Nonesuch 979233-2 075597923322
Chopin: The Piano Works Ashkenazy Decca 443738 028947822820
Chopin: The Complete Etudes Lortie Chandos CHAN 8482 095115848227
The Chopin Collection Rubenstein BMG PID 77388 035626082222

 

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