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2014 Season - Prom 61 (part 2): Rachmaninov, Glinka and Zhou Long
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Episode 1

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 08 October 2012

Debussy showed his talent for music from an early age, he was just ten years old when he entered the Paris Conservatoire, but it was to be a long journey before this precocious pianist grew into a mature composer . Presented by Donald Macleod.

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:01

    Claude Debussy L'Isle joyeuse

    Mario Pollini (piano)

    DG RECORDS , 445-187-2

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:09

    Claude Debussy Fêtes galantes (1st Set)

    Elly AMELING - Soprano Dalton BALDWIN - Piano

    EMI , cms-764095 2

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:19

    Claude Debussy Suite Bergamasque

    Noriko Ogawa- Piano

    BIS , CD195556

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:40

    Claude Debussy La damoiselle élue

    Sylvia MCNAIR - Soprano Susan GRAHAM - Mezzo-soprano TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CHORUS BOSTON Symphony Orchestra Seiji OZAWA - Conductor

    Philips , 4466822, 14

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