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The Cambridge Companion to Debussy / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Debussy / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521654784
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Series: Cambridge Companions to Music Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 348
Sales rank: 900,304
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Simon Trezise is a Lecturer in Music at Trinity College, Dublin. He is the author of Debussy : La mer in the series Cambridge Music Handbooks and has written widely on French music and also on Schoenberg.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Chronology of Debussy's life and works; Note on the text; Introduction Simon Trezise; Part I. Man, Musician and Culture: 1. Debussy the man Robert Orledge; 2. Debussy's Parisian affiliations Barbara L. Kelly; 3. Debussy as musician and critic Deirdre Donnellon; Part II. Musical Explorations: 4. Debussy on stage David Grayson; 5. The prosaic Debussy Roger Nichols; 6. Debussy and expression Nigel Simeone; 7. Exploring the erotic in Debussy's music Julie McQuinn; 8. Debussy and nature Caroline Potter; Part III. Musical Techniques: 9. Debussy's tonality: a formal perspective Boyd Pomeroy; 10. The Debussy sound: colour, texture, gesture Mark DeVoto; 11. Music's inner dance: form, pacing and complexity in Debussy's music Richard S. Parks; 12. Debussy's 'rhythmicised time' Simon Trezise; Part IV. Performance and Assessment: 13. Debussy in performance Charles Timbrell; 14. Debussy now Arnold Whittall; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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