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Claude Debussy, the Pianist-Pedagogue: possible suggestions from the instrumental piano practice of his time
Claude Debussy, the Pianist-Pedagogue: possible suggestions from the instrumental piano practice of his time

Author(s): Andreea BRATU
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: Editura Muzicală
Keywords: pianist-pedagogue; instrumental practice; concert performance; Debussy’s piano scores; famous pianists

Summary/Abstract: Claude Debussy, one of the creators of a visionary innovative European Musical Language historically assimilated to the Impressionist stream of the late 19th century - the beginning of the 20th century was also a refined and original pianist who through his constant concern to offer interpretations given either through the remaining documents (correspondence, journal, written articles). Information directly shared with the pianists with whom he collaborated, in order to promote a proper – according to his artistic vision- concert performance of his music, he also defines for posterity qualities as a pianist-pedagogue giving straight or allured clues about the particularities of a new, specific performance. Possible suggestions extracts from the author’s piano scores and the instrumental practice of his time might bring more clarity about those aspects, all addressed to a former Post- Romanticism previous generation of pianists and to all time pianists fond of his music performance.

  • Issue Year: IV/2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 41-47
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English