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Composer: Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)

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Year of birth1862
Year of death1918
NationalityFrance
Period20th century

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List of works
La merJeux, poème danséViolin Sonata in G minorChildren’s Corner, suiteLa plus que Lente (Valse)Préludes: Book 1Etude no. 11 pour les arpèges composéesL'isle joyeuse, Op.26String Quartet in G minor, Op.10Images, première serie pour pianoEtudes: selectionPrelude à l'après-midi d'un fauneCello sonata in D minorEstampes: Jardins sous la pluiePremière Rhapsodie in B flat major, for clarinet and pianoSuite Bergamasque: Clair de LuneLe Martyre de Saint Sébastien: symphonic fragments5 poèmes de BaudelaireProses lyriquesGiguesSyrinx, for solo flutePetite suitePréludes, Bk 1 no. 10: La cathédrale engloutie (The Sunken Cathedral)Préludes, Bk 2 no. 5: BruyèresPréludes, Bk 2 no. 3: La puerta del VinoPelléas and MélisandeSuite bergamasqueDanses sacrée et profaneLa Damoiselle éluePoissons d’orNocturnes for female choir and orchestra, L 91Préludes, Bk 1 no. 4: Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soirL'Enfant Prodigue: Lia's ariaEstampesPréludes, Bk 2 no. 4: Les fées sont d'exquises danseusesPréludes, Bk 2 no. 7: La terrasse des audiences du clair de lunePréludes, Bk 1 no. 12: MinstrelsPréludes, Bk 2 no. 12: Feux d'artificeLa boîte à joujouxNocturnes: FêtesPremière Rhapsodie for clarinet and orchestraImages, for orchestraImages for orchestra: no. 3 Rondes de printempsImages for orchestra: no. 2 IbériaPréludes, Bk 2 no. 8: OndinePréludes, Bk 1 no. 1: Danseuses de DelphesPréludes, Bk 2 no. 11: Les tierces alternéesLe Martyre de Saint Sébastien (The Martyrdom of St Sebastien)Images 1: Reflets dans l'eauEstampes: La Soirée dans Grenade6 Epigraphes antiques, for piano four-hands3 Chansons de Charles d'OrleansPréludes, Bk 2 no. 6: Général Lavine - eccentricChildren's Corner: The Snow is DancingBerceuse héroïqueLa mer (arr. Debussy for 4 hands/one piano)Images 1: Hommage à RameauImages 1: MouvementImages oubliéesL'après-midi d'un fauneDoctor Gradus ad ParnassumLa demoiselle élue