Preludes - Books 1 and 2
by Claude Debussy
Piano Solo - Sheet Music

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Piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

SKU: HL.50485759

Composed by Claude Debussy. Edited by Claude Helffer and Roy Howat. Piano. Impressionistic. Collection. With standard notation, introductory text and performance notes (does not include words to the songs). Composed 2004. 139 pages. Editions Durand #DD15584. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50485759).

ISBN 9780634091254. UPC: 073999646658. 9x12 inches. Edited by Roy Howat and Claude Helffer Revised Critical Edition.

This is the ultimate source for these beloved piano preludes by Debussy, in a newly engraved and researched critical edition from Durand, the original publisher of this music. This is the paperback edition based on the hardbound Complete Works of Claude Debussy. Includes a foreword in French and English. Printed on quality, ivory-colored stock, the book has a sewn binding for life-long use.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 9-10.

About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

  • Premier Livre
  • 1 Danseuses de Delphes (Dancers of Delphi)
  • 2 Voiles (Veils or sails)
  • 3 Le vent dans la plaine (The Wind on the Plain)
  • 4 "Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir" (The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air)
  • 5 Les collines d'Anacapri (The Hills of Anacapri)
  • 6 Des pas sur la neige (Footsteps in the Snow)
  • 7 Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest (What the West Wind has seen)
  • 8 La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair)
  • 9 La serenade interrompue (Interrupted Serenade)
  • 10 La cathedrale engloutie (The Submerged Cathedral)
  • 11 La danse de Puck (Puck's Dance)
  • 12 Minstrels
  • Deuxieme Livre
  • 1 Brouillards (Mists)
  • 2 Feuilles mortes (Dead Leaves)
  • 3 La Puerta del Vino (The Wine Gate)
  • 4 "Les Fees sont d'exquises danseuses" ("Fairies are exquisite dancers")
  • 5 Bruyeres (Heather)
  • 6 General Lavine - eccentric
  • 7 La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (The Terrace of Moonlit Audiences)
  • 8 Ondine (Undine)
  • 9 Hommage a S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C. (Homage to S. Pickwick)
  • 10 Canope (Canopic jar)
  • 11 Les tierces alternees (Alternating Thirds)
  • 12 Feux d'artifice (Fireworks)