Debussy and nature

Potter, Caroline (2003) Debussy and nature. In: Tresize, Simon, (ed.) The Cambridge companion to Debussy. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press. pp. 137-151. (Cambridge Companion to Music) ISBN 0521654785

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For Debussy, nature was at the same time a source of inspiration and a refuge from fellow human beings. Using the composer's own writings as a guide, the nature-related concept of arabesque in Debussy's music is explored, focusing on key works including "La mer" and the sonata for flute, viola and harp.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: RILM Record ID 2003-06047-ac
Physical Location: This book is held in stock at Kingston University Library.
Uncontrolled Keywords: historical, musicology, composition, creativity, nature, French, nineteenth, twentieth
Research Area: Music
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Performance and Screen Studies
Depositing User: Rebecca Read
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2008 17:20

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