celebrate 150 years of debussy!

To celebrate Claude Debussy's 150th birthday, here are some selections of his work to listen to to remember the master! If you are already a big fan and want a deeper cut, check out his opera Pelléas et Mélisande!

 

Nocturnes, L. 91 : II : Fêtes

Vladimir Ashkenazy and Cleveland Orchestra

Danses pour Harpe et Orchestre a Cordes, L. 103 : I : Danse Sacree + II : Danse Profane

Ann Mason Stockton (harp), Felix Slatkin and Concert Arts String Ensemble 

String Quartet in G minor, L. 85 : IV : Très modéré - En animant peu à peu

Tokyo String Quartet

Images for piano, Book 1, L. 110 : II : Hommage à Rameau

Emil Gilels (piano)

La Mer, trios esquires symphonies pour orchestra, L. 109 : III : Dialogue of the Wind and the Sea

Sir Georg Solti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86

Valery Gergiev and London Symphony Orchestra