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Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy was a French composer. He and Maurice Ravel were the most prominent figures associated with impressionist music, though Debussy disliked the term when applied to his compositions. He was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1903. He was among the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and his use of non-traditional scales and chromaticism influenced many composers who followed.
Debussy's music is noted for its sensory content and frequent usage of non-traditional tonalities. The prominent French literary style of his period was known as Symbolism, and this movement directly inspired Debussy both as a composer and as an active cultural participant Among his most famous works are his Clair de Lune, his Three Nocturnes and his orchestral piece La Mer

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The Complete Debussy Préludes for solo piano
Anna Tsybuleva
Empty Empty
Cinema Paradiso
Komitas Vardapet, Claude Debussy
Music In Time Of War - Debussy / Komitas (Book+2CD)
Kirill Gerstein | Katia Skanavi | Thomas Adès | Ruzan Mantashyan
Claude Debussy
Bax & Chung Piano Duo Debussy and Ravel for Two
Bax & Chung
Francis Poulenc, Igor Stravinsky, Claude Debussy
Works for Cello and Piano
Amalie Stalheim
Various composers
Après un Rêve Belle Époque – Nights at the Piano
Emmanuel Despax
Claude Debussy, Frits Celis, Maurice Ravel
Jeux de Couleurs
Trio Khaldei
Various composers
The London Violin Sound
Geoffrey Simon
Various composers
Les Six, Merci et Adieu Claude
Sérgio Pires / Kosuke Akimoto
Various composers
Prémices, Songs
Sheva Tehoval | Daniel Heide
Various composers
Fanfare for the Common Man
Dan Dean
Various composers
Stolen Music
Linos Piano Trio
Various composers
Lost Times
Theo Plath & Aris Alexander Blettenberg
Ernest Chausson, Claude Debussy, César Franck
A French Connection
Daniel Rowland | Natacha Kudritskaya
Johann Sebastian Bach, Yael Acher-Modiano, Claude Debussy
Humanity is an ocean
Yael Acher
Claude Debussy, George Crumb
Debussy & Crumb
Martin Klett
Various composers
Pas de Deux
Daniel Rowland / Maja Bogdanović
Various composers
Norwegian Trombone Ensemble
Various composers
Dirty Minds
Olivia Vermeulen / Jan Philip Schulze
Various composers
Alles Walzer, einmal anders
Dora Deliyska
Claude Debussy, Reynaldo Hahn
Noga Quartet & Siobhan Stagg
Claude Debussy
Debussy - Engulfed Cathedral
Geoffrey Simon
Claude Debussy
Evening in Granada
Geoffrey Simon
Claude Debussy, Camille Saint-Saëns, Ernest Amédée Chausson
Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr Vol. 37, Vive la France!
Sergei Redkin & Jamina Gerl & Mao Fujita & others
Béla Bartók, Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy
Benyounes Quartet
Various composers
The Great War Centenary
Michael Foyle | Maksim Stsura
Various composers
French Opera Arias
Iris Hendrickx
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy, Bernd Alois Zimmermann
Gülru Ensari & Herbert Schuch
Claude Debussy, John Cage, Toru Takemitsu
Sheila Arnold
Claude Debussy, Karol Szymanowski
Debussy & Szymanowski (vinyl)
Cathy Krier
Various composers
Mary Bevan
Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy
La Mer / Ma Mère l’Oye
Het Gelders Orkest / Antonello Manacorda
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy, Frédéric Chopin
Piano Concertos Nos 23 & 27
Menahem Pressler
Claude Debussy, Karol Szymanowski
Debussy & Szymanowski
Cathy Krier
Claude Debussy
Préludes, Book 1 & 2
Angela Brownridge
Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, Franz Liszt
Liszt Debussy Beethoven
Krassimira Jordan
Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy
Debussy & Ravel
Feininger Trio
Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Claude Debussy, Daan Janssens
En Blanc et Noir
Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré
Fêtes Galantes
Bettina Smith
Various composers
Petite Delights - Romantic Music for Flute & Harp
Various composers
Songs to the Moon
The Myrthen Ensemble
Various composers
Oh! Quand je dors...
Ekaterina Gavrilova
Various composers
No Exceptions No Exemptions - A Musical Dedication
Robin Tritschler / Malcolm Martineau
Various composers
Des Melodies
Stephen Lancaster / Martin Katz
Preludes for Piano - Books One and Two
Katherine Kautsky
Various composers
Works by Debussy, Milhaud, Glinka, Francaix & Prokofiev
Julian Bliss / Bradley Moore
Various composers
1917: Works for Violin & Piano
Tamsin Waley-Cohen / Huw Watkins
Lili Boulanger, Claude Debussy, Paul Hindemith
Boulanger . Hindemith . Debussy
Wanzhen Li; Tanja Tetzlaff; Gunilla Süssmann; Alina Imbragimowa; Lars Vogt; Gustav Rivinius; Anna Rita Hitaj; Christian Tetzlaff; Volker Jacobsen; Bartolomew LaFollette
De Romantische Klarinet
Joze Ostrack / Jack Brymer / Mozart Festival Orchestra
Preludes, 1st & 2nd Books
Greenfield , Elaine
Complete Solo Piano Music
Dedova, Larissa
Claude Debussy
Homage To Debussy
Himy, Eric
Claude Debussy
Maureen Volk Plays Debussy And Schubert
Volk, Maureen
Claude Debussy
La Mer/Nocturnes/Prélude À L’Après-Midi ...
Brussels Philharmonic
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Reinhold Glière, Claude Debussy
Harp Concertos
Claire Jones
Various composers
Climate Changes
Jan Pas | Stefano Vismara
Claude Debussy, Modest Mussorgsky, Franz Liszt
Pictures at an Exhibition
Llŷr Williams
French Saxophones - 25 Years Jubilee
Aurelia Saxophone Quartet
Claude Frank; Kirill Gerstein; Tim Horton; Tanara Stefanovich; Nikolai Tokarev
Etudes And Estampes
Sally Pinkas
Great Piano Transcriptions
Vladimir Leyetchkiss
Various composers
Ma Mère l'Oye
Per Musica
Various composers
In Memoriam Theo Bruins (1929-1993)
Theo Bruins
Debussy : Harp Works
Ernestine Stoop / Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam
Various composers
French Choral Music
Netherlands Chamber Choir
Franck & Debussy
Raphael Quartet
Frank Fauré Debussy
Dmitry Ferschtman, Mila Baslawskaya