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Debussy: Images

Stephen Johnson explores the musical paintings created by Debussy in his three orchestral Images, composed between 1908 and 1912.

He examines how Debussy adopted a colouristic approach to the orchestra to evoke the most realistic sound pictures possible of locations such as Spain.

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20 minutes


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