Definition of Debussy
1. Noun. French composer who is said to have created Impressionism in music (1862-1918).
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Literary usage of Debussy
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1. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1915)
"Soon after his return from Rome, debussy visited Russia where he became much ... debussy has composed many songs and a number of orchestral pieces. ..."
2. Story-lives of Master Musicians by Harriette Moore Brower (1922)
"debussy "Art is always progressive; it cannot return to the past, ... debussy IT is difficult to learn anything of the boyhood and youth of this rare French ..."
3. The Appreciation of Music, Vol. II: Great Modern Composers by Daniel Gregory Mason, Mary L. Mason (1916)
"CHAPTER XV CLAUDE debussy N PASSING from Strauss to debussy* we pass not only from Germany to France, which is in itself a considerable transition, ..."
4. Musical Portraits: Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers by Paul Rosenfeld (1920)
"But the music of debussy is proper to us, in our day, as is no other, and might stand before all time our symbol. For it lived in us before it was born, ..."
5. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"We are reminded that in writing his string quartet debussy was influenced by ... The purely biographical sketch ends with this view of debussy : "Calm and ..."
6. A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel (1919)
"debussy acclaimed Moussorgsky enthusiastically a dozen years ago, but for all that Moussorgsky and debussy are antipodes in art — they represent ..."
7. The Relation of Ultramodern to Archaic Music by Katherine Ruth Willoughby Heyman (1921)
"debussy THE home is the source of the musical life of a country, as I hope to explain to you in this chapter on Claude debussy. Claude debussy shared ..."
8. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Davy (John) composed "The Bay debussy of Biscay " and many other songs once highly ... debussy (Claude Achille) won the Prix de Rome at the Paris Conserva- ..."