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Pierrot, L30

First line:
Le bon Pierrot, que la foule contemple
early 1882; dedicated to Marie-Blanche Vasnier
author of text
after Clément Marot

All through his life Debussy nodded at times in the direction of popular song and Pierrot is an early example, with its quotation of the folk song ‘Au clair de la lune’. This is one of his joky pieces, culminating in frivolous trills.

from notes by Roger Nichols © 2014

Toute sa vie durant, Debussy lorgna parfois vers la mélodie populaire, comme le prouve le précoce Pierrot, qui cite «Au clair de la lune». Voilà encore une pièce badine, qui culmine en des trilles frivoles.

extrait des notes rédigées par Roger Nichols © 2014
Français: Hypérion

Zeit seines Lebens verwies Debussy mitunter in die Richtung des Volkslieds; Pierrot ist ein frühes Beispiel dafür, da hier das Lied „Au clair de la lune“ zitiert wird. Auch dieses ist eines seiner scherzhaften Lieder, das in frivolen Trillern gipfelt.

aus dem Begleittext von Roger Nichols © 2014
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Debussy: Songs, Vol. 3
Studio Master: CDA68016Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 16 on CDA68016 [1'38]

Track-specific metadata for CDA68016 track 16

Recording date
15 February 2013
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Debussy: Songs, Vol. 3 (CDA68016)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: October 2014
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