Piano - Late Intermediate
Composed by Claude Debussy. Edited by Lynn Freeman Olson. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Impressionistic; Masterwork. Book. 16 pages. Alfred Music #00-2540. Published by Alfred Music (AP.2540).
ISBN 9780739023068. UPC: 038081017273. English.
Debussy was not referring to arabesque in the form of a ballet term but rather to the meaning of arabesque as a piece with exquisite detail and clear repetitions of ideas and artistic balance. These pieces were written in 1888 during Debussy's earliest compositional period.