Sounds of Debussy
Episode 61 - Sounds of Debussy
YourClassical Adventures: Episode 61 - Sounds of Debussy
Find out what the music of Claude Debussy sounds like, and explore all the pictures it can paint in your mind. Hear different examples of Debussy's music below.
Episode 61 playlist
Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun — One of Debussy’s most famous works and one of the first to be described as “impressionistic.”
LISTEN Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Claude Debussy: "Nuages" from Nocturnes — “Nuages” is the French word for “clouds.” What kind of clouds do you think Debussy was writing about?
LISTEN — Debussy: "Nuages" from Nocturnes
Claude Debussy: Gardens in the Rain — Here's a fun piece he wrote about a lush garden wet with rain.
LISTEN — Debussy: Gardens in the Rain.
Claude Debussy: "Play of the Waves" from La Mer — Can you hear the parts of this piece that sound like calm, peaceful water? How about rough, choppy waves?
LISTEN — Debussy: "Play of the Waves" from La Mer
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