Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune in its original French) is a symphonic poem for orchestra written by Claude Debussy, and first performed in 1894. Inspired in the poem L'après-midi d'un faune by Stéphane Mallarmé, the piece quickly became one of Debussy's most famous works, and it is nowadays considered a turning point in music history. The score calls for 3 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in A and Bb, 2 bassoons, 4 hors, 2 harps, 2 crotales, and strings, with a ... more

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