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 (də-byo͞o′sē, dĕb′yo͞o-sē′, də-bü-sē′), Claude Achille 1862-1918.
French composer best known for impressionist works such as the tone poem Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894).


(dəˈbjuːsɪ; ˈdeɪbjuːsɪ; French dəbysi)
(Biography) (Achille) Claude (klod). 1862–1918, French composer and critic, the creator of impressionism in music and a profound influence on contemporary composition. His works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894) and La Mer (1905) for orchestra, the opera Pelléas et Mélisande (1902), and many piano pieces and song settings


(ˌdɛb yʊˈsi, ˌdeɪ byʊ-, dəˈbyu si)

Claude Achille, 1862–1918, French composer.
De•bus′sy•an, adj.
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Noun1.Debussy - French composer who is said to have created Impressionism in music (1862-1918)
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If Monet's really Debussy, and Debussy's really Monet, neither gentleman is worth his salt--that's my opinion.
Behind Monet and Debussy the umbrella persisted, with the steady beat of a drum.
Considering it, the mind reeled under visions of the feasts of Elagabalus; and the subtle harmonies of Debussy mingled with the musty, fragrant romance of chests in which have been kept old clothes, ruffs, hose, doublets, of a forgotten generation, and the wan odour of lilies of the valley and the savour of Cheddar cheese.
Fanny made me swear to do three things while I was in Paris: get her the score of the last Debussy songs, go to the Grand-Guignol and see Madame Olenska.
La "profunda calma" que expresivamente senala Debussy en la partitura para la interpretacion de la pieza, ralentiza el tempo al igual que lo hacen los sonidos de la "lejania" lorquiana.
Titled the Tristan Project, the program was more than an elongated concert version of an iconic opera thanks to nascent dramaturgic and scenic elements - courtesy of director Peter Sellars and video artist Bill Viola - as well as the introduction of music influenced by ``Tristan'' - by Berg, Debussy or Kaija Saariaho - before each act.
There were six piano pieces from Brahms; Beethoven's Waldstein sonata and works by Cesar Franck, Debussy, Chopin and Liszt.
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Hitachi will now take advantage of Debussy to help boost design verification cycles of its system LSI designs.
Her work has the great merit of combining musical and literary analysis with insights into the aesthetic link between the musician and a poet who, like Debussy himself, has been hailed as one of the founders of modernity.
Debussy ya habia desarrollado su estilo con creces en el piano luego de sus dos libros de Preludios y no son pocas las reminiscencias de esa obra en esta sonata.
After all, Ives himself contended, in the Essays before a Sonata, that 'what substance there is' in Debussy 'is "too coherent" - it is too clearly expressed in the first thirty seconds'.