Afternoon of a Faun : How Debussy Created a New Music for the Modern World.

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Main Author: Snyder, Harvey Lee
Other Authors: Debussy, Claude
Format: eBook
Published: Milwaukee : Amadeus, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Contents; Prelude December 22, 1894; Part I. Debussy's Birth to Wagner's Sunset; Chapter 1. A Confluence of Circumstance (1862-1884); Chapter 2. Darling of the Gods (1884-1887); Chapter 3. Debussy and the French Poets (1880-1891); Chapter 4. The Tyranny of Richard Wagner; Part II. What Can Be Done Beyond Tristan?; Chapter 5. Transitions (1887-1890); Chapter 6. In the Shadow of Eiffel's Tower; Chapter 7. New Friends, New Directions (1890-1893); Chapter 8. Maeterlinck (1891-1893); Chapter 9. The Debussy Festival (1893-1894); Chapter 10. Mallarmé and the Paris Salons (1890-1893)
  • Chapter 11. The FaunChapter 12. Mélisande (1894-1898); Chapter 13. Songs of Bilitis (1894-1898); Chapter 14. Claude in Love, or The Hearts of Artists (1890s); Chapter 15. Nocturnes (1899-1901); Part III. A Terrace at the Shore of a Special Sea; Chapter 16. Pelléas (1902); Chapter 17. Pelléas and the French Spirit; Chapter 18. Women and the Sea (1902-1904); Chapter 19. Ease, Unease, Disease (1904-1908); Chapter 20. Debussy and the Modern Piano; Part IV. The Last Years; Chapter 21. The Sorry, Starry Stage (1908-1913); Chapter 22. War and Suffering (1913-1916)
  • Chapter 23. Too Many Keys (1917-1918)Appendix A. People Passing Through; Appendix B. The Songs of Bilitis; Appendix C. Pelleas et Melisande: Synopis; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Permissions