Debussy the impressionist?
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Debussy: 20 facts about the great composer
14. Debussy the impressionist?
Debussy’s music is often described as ‘impressionist’, but he wasn’t a fan of the label. He said: “I am trying to do 'something different'...what the imbeciles call 'impressionism', a term which is as poorly used as possible, particularly by the critics.” Ouch.