Claude Debussy (1862–1918)

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La Mer (3) Claude Debussy Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung Ensemble: Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4764498

Claude Debussy (1862-1918 : France) Conductor: Pierre Boulez Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4357662

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Preludes Book 1 (8) Claude Debussy Conductor: Timothy Redmond Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Ophelie Gaillard Record label: Atlas Realisations/Harmonia Mundi Catalogue ID: AP 001

Claude Debussy Soloists: Leif Ove Andsnes Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 3416822

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Grégoire Blanc plays the theremin

‘Clair de lune’ on a theremin sounds haunting and otherworldly

Visualisation of Clair de lune

This LED visualisation of Debussy’s Clair de lune is just spellbinding

Happy Birthday in the style of Wagner, Verdi and Debussy

What if Wagner had written Happy Birthday – or Verdi, Debussy or Tchaikovsky?

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The most relaxing pieces of classical music

Menahem Pressler

Watch the amazing moment 90-year-old Menahem Pressler made his DEBUT with the Berlin Philharmonic

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