Fantoches, no. 3 from Fêtes galantes

The Fêtes galantes are two sets of pieces for piano and voice, written in 1891 and 1894 and first published in 1904. The French text is by Paul Verlaine, whom Debussy had shown fondness for (in fact he set to music eighteen works by Verlaine). These works are not to be confused with the other pice by Debussy titled Fête galante, a 1882 effort with text by Theodore de Banvielle. Fantoches (Puppets), the third and final song in the first set, begins busily on the piano, with the voice then intoning its ... more

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16 Fantoches

Claude Debussy

Claude-Achille Debussy was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures working within the field ...
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