La Mer

La mer, trois esquisses symphoniques pour orchestre (French for The sea, three symphonic sketches for orchestra), or simply La mer (i.e. The Sea), is an orchestral composition by Claude Debussy. Composed between 1903-5, it piece was initially not well received, but soon became one of Debussy's most admired orchestral works. La mer is scored for 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 cornets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tamtam, glockenspiel, 2 harps and strings. The work has ... more

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Sheet Music La Mer - Complete Score (Orchestra) Preview Download
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Sheet Music La Mer - Piccolo, Flute 1/2 Preview Download
Sheet Music La Mer - Oboe 1/2, English Horn Preview Download
Sheet Music La Mer - Clarinet 1/2 (A, B♭) Preview Download
Sheet Music La Mer - Bassoon 1/2, 3, Contrabassoon Preview Download
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Sheet Music La Mer - Trumpet 1/2, 3 (F), Cornet 1/2 (C) Preview Download
Sheet Music La Mer - Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba Preview Download
Sheet Music La Mer - Timpani, Bass Drum, Tam-Tam, Glockenspiel, Cymbals, Triangle Preview Download
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Sheet Music La Mer - Violins I Preview Download
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Sheet Music La Mer - Cellos Preview Download
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Music recordings

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Recording La Mer - 1 - De l'aube a midi sur la mer Download
Recording La Mer - 2 - Jeux de vagues Download
Recording La Mer - 3 - Dialogue du vent et de la mer Download

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