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Episode 4

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 11 October 2012

Donald Macleod picks his way through Debussy's Preludes, one of the composer's most significant contributions to piano literature, and looks at how financial necessity sometimes got in the way of Debussy's lofty artistic ambitions.

Music Played

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

    Claude Debussy Preludes, Book 1, No.11 La danse de Puck

    Krystian Zimmerman (piano)

    Deutsche Grammophon , 4357732, 11

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:04

    Claude Debussy Preludes, Book 1 6, 7, 8 & 12

    Krystian Zimmerman (piano)

    Deutsche Grammophon, 4357732

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:20

    Claude Debussy Jeux

    Montréal Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit

    Decca , 4302402, 4

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:39

    Claude Debussy Syrinx

    Emmanuel Pahud (flute)

    EMI , CDC5569822, 1

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:46

    Claude Debussy Preludes Book 2 Nos 8, 7 & 12

    Noriko Ogawa (piano)

    EMI, CDC5569822

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