Clair de lune (song) (Debussy, Claude)

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Ambox notice.pngFor the piano piece entitled Clair de lune, see: Suite bergamasque (Debussy, Claude)



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Publisher Info.:

Paris: La Revue Musicale, 1926.
Musical supplement to the May issue (pp.8-13).


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General Information

Work Title Clair de Lune
Alternative Title
Composer Debussy, Claude
Opus/Catalogue Number CD 45 ; L.32
Movements/Sections 1
Text Incipit Votre âme est un paysage choisi
Year/Date of Composition 1882
First Publication 1926 – Paris: La Revue Musicale, in musical supplement to the May issue
Librettist Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) in Fêtes galantes (No.1)
Language French
Dedication Madame Vasnier
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano
Related Works The first published version (1893) is the 2nd setting of the text and differs from this version.
The second setting can be found in Fêtes galantes
External Links Centre de documentation Claude Debussy
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