What is Impressionism in music?
Delius died 80 years ago this week. He was widely known as an 'Impressionist' composer but what does that mean exactly - and who were the others?
In addition to music by Delius himself and the expected 'Impressionist' composers - Debussy, Respighi and Ravel - there are impressionistic works by lesser known composers including one Ernest Fanelli, who may just be the father of Impressionism in music. Find out more about him here:
Why did Debussy shun the original impressionist composer? >