'Clair de lune', from Suite bergamasque
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Debussy: 20 facts about the great composer
7. 'Clair de lune', from Suite bergamasque
Debussy’s Suite bergamasque is made up of four movements, of which his beautiful Clair de lune is the third, after the ‘Prélude’ and ‘Menuet’, and before the ‘Passepied’. The relaxing music is inspired by a poem, written by French poet Paul Verlaine.