Tags » Debussy

Discovering André Caplet

One intensely involved special interest of mine is discovering, evaluating and — often — enjoying the music of classical composers who haven’t a gotten a fair shake in terms of posterior reputation. 1,352 more words

Charity fundraising brings orchestra to Buxton

While driving across the Peak landscape to visit her mother, jeweller Pat Holland was listening to the 1812 Overture being played by the Hallé Orchestra and reflecting on when she had seen them perform at Buxton. 595 more words


Classical music

I’ve been listening to classical music lately, usually when I’m doing homework, meditating, or painting because it relaxes my mind, almost calms me down so I can focus better. 141 more words


Clair de Lune by Debussy

If you have taken notice of the moon tonight, you will have seen its unusually bright and beaming smile. I feel blessed to be able to look outside the window and enjoy this peaceful night with its radiant glow that permeates the sky. 406 more words

Debussy or de Beethoven?

The thing with music without lyrics is that at times you find something so beautiful that you just want to listen to that one song, on and on. 202 more words


From Pelleas et Melisande

This is the libretto from the pivotal scene in Debussy’s Pelleas et Melisande. Melisande is married to Golaud, though she never loved him. It’s not Golaud’s fault – it’s just who she is. 1,345 more words


I’ve recently been teaching myself how to play piano. Apart from popping down to London to have a go playing in public ()  I’ve also been working on my poetry. 169 more words