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Les Soirs illumines par l'ardeur du charbon

(Evenings Lit by the Burning Coals) For Piano

By Claude Debussy

Piano, Piano/Keyboard
(Evenings Lit by the Burning Coals) For Piano. Composed by Claude Debussy (1862-1918). Editions Durand. Classical. Book Only. Composed 2004. 6 pages. Editions Durand #DD15574. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50564543).

Item Number: HL.50564543

ISBN 0634079344. 8.75x12 inches.

Composed in 1917, this manuscript was recently discovered, and the music, in the style of Debussy's preludes for piano, is now in print for the first time. Debussy, suffering the hardships of World War I, composed it in gratitude to his coal merchant. Includes an introductory article.

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  • March 19, 2009 homage a Debussy

    This was Debussy's final piece of piano music - completely unknown until discovered in a trunk in 2001. It was written as thanks and likely payment for a precious coal delivery during the latter part of WWI shortly before Debussy died. It's not Debussy's greatest work - but has...

    a number of references to his Preludes and reminds me of a someone reminiscing about the past. It's a 2 page work - don't let the 6 pg reference here confuse you. Nicely laid out. An interesting piece for the fan of Debussy's Preludes.

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