composer

Debussy, Claude

(Achille) Claude Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer. He is sometimes seen as the first Impressionist composer, although he vigorously rejected the term. He ...

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Ballade : for two harps / Claude Debussy, arranged for two pedal harps by Eva Tebbe

Publisher's number: 20159
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Harp
Scoring: 2hp
Remarks: This arrangement is dedicated to Claude Debussy. Recording by Duo Bilitis available via Brilliant Classics: Rêveries de Bilitis (art. 95657).
Duration: 7'00"
Number of players: 2
Year of composition: 1890 / 2018
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Tebbe, Eva (orchestrator)
Description:
One century has passed since Claude Debussy left the world of the living. His music keeps haunting us as an inevitable natural phenomenon.
Debussy’s fascination with Russian music is manifest in the Ballade (1890), originally named Ballade Slave. During the Eighties he spent a few summers in Russia on the invitation of Tchaikovski’s patron, madame Nadezhda Von Meck, and hence got in touch with the great Russian composers. The work, originally written for piano solo, evokes a Russian fairy tale-like atmosphere and is narrative in its character.
Translation: Jan Tazelaar

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