We’re continuing our series about Claude Debussy in this episode, and learning all about his famous Children’s Corner suite. This precious collection of music was composed by Debussy for his young daughter, Claude-Emma, who was nicknamed Chouchou. I think you’ll love hearing Chouchou’s dolls, toys, and imagination come to life in this playful, dream-like collection of piano works!

Links mentioned in this Episode:

Busy Kids Do Music History

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Lang Lang – Debussy: Children’s Corner, L. 113: 1. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

Debussy: Children’s Corner, L. 113 – 2. Jimbo’s Lullaby

Claude Debussy – Serenade of the Doll, from “Children’s Corner”

Debussy “The Snow is Dancing” Paul Barton, FEURICH HP piano

Seong-Jin Cho – Debussy: Golliwog’s Cakewalk (Children’s Corner, L. 113)

Children’s Corner, L. 113 (Arr. A. Caplet for Orchestra) : I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 54

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with music from today’s episode as well as other arrangements of Debussy’s music from the Children’s Corner suite. Check it out here.

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