Debussy [deb-y oo- see, dey-by oo-, d uh- byoo-see; d French uh-b y- see] EXAMPLES | noun Claude A·chille , [klawd uh- sheel; klohd French a- sheel] /klɔd əˈʃil; kloʊd aˈʃil/ French 1862–1918, French composer. Related forms De·bus·sy·an , [dih- byoo-see- uh n] /dɪˈbyu si ən/ adjective
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Behind Monet and
Debussy the umbrella persisted, with the steady beat of a drum. Debussy's extraordinary music136 may be explained in the same way.
Debussy are also very different in their methods of composition.
Debussy are the legitimate fruits of thy evil tree of music!
And now you just sit down at that piano and play me
Debussy's 'Arabesque.' British Dictionary definitions for debussy noun ( Achille) Claude (klod). 1862–1918, French composer and critic, the creator of impressionism in music and a profound influence on contemporary composition. His works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894) and La Mer (1905) for orchestra, the opera Pelléas et Mélisande (1902), and many piano pieces and song settings
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