Préludes, Book 1

Claude Debussy's Préludes are two sets of pieces for solo piano, written in 1910-10 and 1912-13, and published as Book I and II respectively. Unlike other collections of preludes by great composers, Debussy's do not follow a strict pattern of key signature: there is no proof that Debussy necessarily intended the preludes to be performed as a cycle, although performers often do so. The titles of the preludes are written at the end of each work, thus allowing the performer to experience each individual sound world with fresh ears, without ... more

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Sheet Music Preludes, Book 1 Download

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Title Performer Preview License Download
Recording I. Danseuses de Delphes Download
Recording II. Voiles Download
Recording III. Le vent dans la plaine Download
Recording IV. Les sons et les parfums Download
Recording V. Les collines d'Anacapri Download
Recording VI. Des pas sur la neige Download
Recording VII. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest Download
Recording VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin (Girl with the flaxen hair) Download
Recording IX. La serenade interrompue Download
Recording X. La Cathedrale engloutie Download
Recording XI. La danse de Puck Download
Recording XII. Minstrels Download
Recording I. Danseuses de Delphes Download
Recording II. Voiles Download
Recording III. Le vent dans la plaine Download
Recording IV. Les sons et les parfums Download
Recording VI. Des pas sur la neige Download
Recording VII. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest Download
Recording VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin Download
Recording V. Les collines d'Anacapri Download
Recording VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin Download

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