Debussy -- Preludes, Book 1 by Claude Debussy (1862-1918). Edited by Maurice Hinson. For Piano. Book; CD; Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Form: Prelude. Impressionistic; Masterwork. Advanced; Early Advanced. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.37138).
ISBN 0739077562. Impressionistic; Masterwork.
This significant compilation of 12 preludes represents Debussy's mature writing style and is filled with a great diversity of compositional styles. The music expresses a vast repertoire of emotions, colors and moods. Included are English translations of French terms, Debussy's performance suggestions as well as suggestions from Dr. Hinson, and an analysis of each prelude. Also included is an outstanding CD recording from the Naxos label.