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IMPRESSIONISM AND SYMBOLISM

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Debussy by Eric Jensen,
read by ROBERT ANDERSON

 

Transatlantic Oxford likes humor in its program and also to multiply words, perhaps in tribute to its local German heritage. Jensen claims in his opening sentence that no composer 'is more popular today' than Debussy, with a popularity based mainly on his earlier works. He suggests also that his book is a 'continuation' of Edward Lockspeiser's 1944 (recte 1936) volume in the same series. If he means that he has not replaced Lockspeiser, despite much new source material, I agree...

Copyright © 8 November 2014 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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