As we enter a season of darker days and longer, colder nights, we look for ways to warm our souls from within. Add some wintertime joviality to your season with our winter classical playlist! It’s perfect for an evening curled up by the fire or a weekend afternoon with a good book and a warm cup of tea.
Today marks Debussy’s 150th birthday. Needless to say, I’m quite excited. Most of the internet doesn’t seem to be making such a huge deal about it though; there isn’t even a Google Doodle to celebrate! Despite what everyone else is (or isn’t!) doing, I feel as though I could shout about this birthday all week long! I published a Composer of the Week post on Debussy a couple years ago, so today I’ll just share
Claude Debussy, a composer at the forefront of French Impressionism, wrote some awesome preludes and many other great Composer of the Week-worthy pieces! b. August 22, 1862 d. March 25, 1918 A prominent and very talented French composer at the turn of the 20th century, Claude Debussy’s iconic compositions bridged Late Romantic Era music with 20th Century Modernism. His experiments with chord structure were demonstrated in numerous orchestral works, piano works, and even in four