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Petite Suite

Two Pianos, Eight Hands

By Claude Debussy

2 Pianos, 8 Hands (Piano)
Two Pianos, Eight Hands. Composed by Claude Debussy (1862-1918). Edited by Henri Busser. Editions Durand. Editions Durand #DD0742200. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50560404).

Item Number: HL.50560404

8.25x11.75 inches.

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    Richard Sogg
    Los Gatos, CA
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  • December 04, 2007 Petite Suite better as a duet

    The printing is clear. The arrangement is not always satisfactory, since what Debussy wrote is somewhat spare, but without a wasted note. The Büsser arrangement for 8 hands adds unneccessary tremolos. Towards the end of the 3rd movment, there is an unfortunate error in dynamics where Debussy indicates "ppp...

    " 8 m. after # 17, the Büsser says "pp", and in the penultimate measure, D. says "pppp" and the Büsser score says "pp".

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