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French Composer: Claude Debussy

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French Composer: Claude Debussy
Life
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Elizabeth Hasara
Block 8
10/2014

Schooling
10 started attending Paris conservatory
studied with Ernest Guiraud in italy/childhood
Studied in italian capital for 2 years (Villa Medici)
(never had a steady formal education)
Influences
Artistry during time Period:
1860's -1920's
Americans in France - 1860's
American Slave Spirituals/Blues - 1860's
Alice Cordelia Morse Born - 1861
Great Expectation - 1861
Les Miserables - 1862
Civil War Songs - 1860-1865
Alice in Wonderland - 1865
Crime and Punishment - 1866
Little Women- 1868
The Idiot - 1869
Impressionism Starts - 1870's
Renoir/Monet - 1870's
Joseph-Maurice Ravel Born - 1875
Impressionism Ends / Art Nouveau and Realism Starts - 1880's -1914
Toulouse Lautrec - 1880's
Isaac Albéniz Career - 1889-1892
Frederick Theodore Albert Delius Popular - 1890's
Enrique Granados Popular - 1911
Explanation of Movement:
Impressionism
Analyzation of Piece:
Clair De Lune
List of Popular Works
Life cont.
Born: August 22, 1862
Died: March 25, 1918,
Resting Place: Passy Cemetery, Paris, France
Married: Emma Bardac and Rosalie Texier
children: Claude-Emma 'chouchou' Debussy
Full name Achille-Claude Debussy
childhood in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
played Piano at 7
1884 won the Grand Prix de Rome
Life cont...
at age 9 encouraged by Madame Mauté de Fleurville
1880 hired by Nadezhda von Meck
1880 Blanche Vasnier
1884 influenced by Richard Wagner / Symbolist circles
Aleksandr Borodin
Modest Mussorgsky
Franz Liszt
Giuseppe Verdi
Johannes Brahms
1997 World Paris Exhibition / Javanese gamelan
Erik Satie
Materlinck's play pelleas et melisade
Edgar Allen poe's Devil in the Belfry
Sergei Diaghilev and Vaslav Nijinsky
Rosalie Texier
Emma Bardac
Claude-Emma 'Chou-Chou' Debussy
The Prodigal Son
Spring
The Blessed Damsel
Le Damoiselle Elue
Afternoon of the Faun
Claude Debussy
Deux arabesques, L. 66, CD 74, pour piano : No. 1 en mi majeur, Andantino con moto
Deux arabesques
Préludes
Suite bergamasque
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Pelléas et Mélisande
Estampes
Children's Corner
La mer
Prelude No. 8: The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
L'isle joyeuse
Études
Jeux
Nocturnes
Syrinx
Beau soir
Voiles
La cathédrale engloutie
Ariettes Oubliées
Nuit d'Étoiles
Violin Sonata
String Quartet
Pour le piano
Reflets dans l'eau
Des pas sur la neige
Le Martyre de saint Sébastien
La plus que lente
Il pleure dans mon cœur
Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest
Brouillards
Images pour orchestre
Valse romantique
Chevaux de bois
Colloque sentimental
Pagodes
Première rhapsodie
Rodrigue et Chimène
Mandoline
Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
En sourdine
Cello Sonata
Proses Lyriques
La mort des amants
Piano Trio
Fantoches
Le diable dans le beffroi
La chevelure
Petite Suite
En blanc et noir
La chute de la maison Usher
L'enfant prodigue
total works ever created:
141
met Franz Liszt and Giuseppe Verdi in italy
returned to Paris from Italy
meets Johannees Brahms whilst in paris
visited London at age 24
returns home and in 1887 attends Paris World Exhibition
meets Erik Satie in a cafe in 1891
1892 starts Pelléas et Mélisande and 'L'Apres-midi d'une faune'
1897 Debussy orchestrates Satie's Deux Gymnopedies.
1899 marries Rosalie Texier
age 39 become a music critic for his first literary magazine
at age 40 the 1st showing of Pelleas et melisande
age 40 writes a liberto for 'devil in the belfry'
writes for Gil Blas
age 41 given the title Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur
1903 starts an affair with Emma Bardac
1904 'Lily' Texier discovers the affair
1905 divorces Texier
1905 chou chou debussy born
Madame Maute Fleurville
Nadezhda Von Meck
Blanche Vasnier
Richard Wagner
Alexander Borodin
Modest Mussorgsky
Franz Liszt
Giuseppe Verdi
Johannes Brahms
Breaking it Down
38 piano
35 songs
assorted chamber music
started 5 operas only finished 1
4 ballet
14 orchestra
34 dramatic
excluding unfinished:
126

https:// www .youtube. com/watch?v=cJsyMmC76aM
age 46 marries Emma Bardac
1909 cancer begins
1912 faun ballet
1913 russia again
1914 holland
1917 lilly sues
1918 death
1919 death of child
Javanese Gamelan
Erik satie
Devil in the Belfry
Sergei Diaghilev
Vaslav Nijinsky
Paris conservatory
Ernest Guiraud
Villa Medici
feeling
chords
scale
instruments
'color' (not 'real' color of course)
La Cathédrale engloutie
Pentatonic Scale


Whole Tone Scale


Voiles
Americans in France
Slave Spirituals
Alice cordelia Morse's work
Civil War Songs
Impressionism
Renoir's work
Monet's Work
Maurice Ravel
Art Nouveau - esque work
Realism
Toulouse Lautrec's work
Issac Albeniz
Frederick Delius
Enrique Granados
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