Debussy

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Debussy’s Sarabande from Pour le Piano in Video

Playing the Sarabande from Debussy's Pour le piano is like losing yourself in an Impressionist painting. Shirley Gruenhut performs the piece in this video. »

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The Debussy Rêverie Amplified

Multiple perspectives for playing and interpreting the Debussy Rêverie, including communicating the music’s rises and falls through your own breath control. »

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Debussy First Arabesque Amplified

Deepen your interpretation of the Debussy First Arabesque with visual aids, tips for playing triplets against eighth notes, and comparisons to Bach's music. »

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Toshiko Nishino Plays the Debussy First Arabesque

Amateur pianist Toshiko Nishino plays the Debussy First Arabesque and explains how she interprets the piece with imagery of birds, water and green fields. »

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Ricker Choi Plays the Debussy Clair de Lune

Ricker Choi plays the Debussy Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque and reveals how the piece speaks to him with images of earth, moon, ocean, and breezes. »

The Debussy Clair de Lune Amplified

The Debussy Clair de Lune Amplified

The Debussy Clair de Lune, the most popular movement from Suite Bergamasque, holds poetry, emotional connection, and intriguing rhythms for these pianists. »

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Nana Asatiani Plays the Debussy Clair de Lune

The amateur pianist Nana Asatiani performs the Debussy Clair de Lune at her patient's elder care facility after she taught herself the music. »

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Finding Her Dream Music at a Hair Salon

Amateur pianist Nana Asatiani had never seen the Debussy Clair de Lune until she took her patient to a hair salon. Then Nana's life as a pianist changed. »

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Facing Down Performance Anxiety with the Bergamasque Prélude

In this video exclusive to GRAND PIANO PASSION™, Sara Solovitch plays Claude Debussy’s Prélude from the Suite Bergamasque. espite Sara Solovitch’s first recital with the Bergamasque Prélude, which she... »

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Classical Piano Music with Angela Hewitt

Angela Hewitt's performance of the Debussy Clair de Lune showcases elements of interpretation, intention, and concentration useful to adult piano students. »

Lent’s Thirds in Clair de Lune

Lent’s Thirds in Clair de Lune

Committed to an act of justice each day during Lent, an amateur pianist begins to understand what it all means while practicing the thirds in Clair de Lune. »

Placing Debussy into Context for This Student of Adult Piano Lessons

Placing Debussy into Context for This Student of Adult Piano Lessons

A compelling read for adult piano students, The Life of Debussy by Roger Nichols captures the complexity of the composer’s personality and musical journey. »