Arabesque no. 1, L. 66

The Two Arabesques (Deux arabesques), L. 66, are a pair of piano pieces by Debussy, two of his earliest works, composed between the years 1888-91, while in his twenties. They contain hints of Debussy's developing musical style, being one of the very early impressionistic pieces of music. This piece is in the key of E. This piece begins with parallelism of triads in first inversion, a composition technique very much used by Debussy and other Impressionists, tracing back to the tradition of fauxbourdon. It leads into a larger section beginning with ... more

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Arabesque no. 1, L. 66 - Complete Score
Arabesque no. 1, L. 66 - Complete Score

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 ...