Monday, February 26, 2007

Blogging Debussy

This piano piece by Debussy is a delight and reminds us of a day not so long past when life was full of sun and color.
(MP3, right-click then Save As, ~5 MB)

Claude Debussy, who lived at the turn of the 20th century, innovated many new sounds, including the novel uses of sevenths, ninths and suspended chords. These new sounds opened the door for the emergence of jazz.

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