Let’s finish up our series on Claude Debussy by learning about his most well-known piece — Clair de Lune. In this episode we’ll talk about how this piece got it’s name and how it actually was a setting for two different poems by the same author.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Episode 53: The Life of Claude Debussy

Episode 54: Children’s Corner

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Pascal Rogé — “Clair de Lune”, Claude Debussy

Soprano Pretty Yende Sings Debussy’s “Clair de lune”

(1) Debussy: Claire de lune ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester ∙ Jean-Christophe Spinosi

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 55

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with music from today’s episode as well as other arrangements of Debussy’s “Clair de Lune”. Check it out here.

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