clair de lune


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clair de lune

 (klâr′ də lo͞on′)
n.
1. A pale, grayish-blue glaze applied to various kinds of Chinese porcelain.
2. The color of such a glaze.

[French : clair, light + de, of + lune, moon.]

clair de lune

Pale gray-blue glaze applied to certain Chinese porcelain.
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27/2;Debussy -- Clair de lune andSchubert -- Sonata in B-flat major, D 960 (posth.
The theatrical performance -- and the 1991 movie version -- is Frankie and Johnny even though the original play was called Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune.
Another first half highlight was her performance of Debussy's Clair de Lune on the harp.
But certainly not enough to spoil the experience of watching butterflies wheel across the screen to Beethoven's Fifth; illuminated fairies, Chinamen toadstools and Cossack thistles dancing through the Nutcracker Suite; storks flying across a limpid lagoon to the accompaniment of an exquisite, rippling Clair de Lune, or nature fighting fire to Stravinsky's Firebird.
Richard delighted his audience by playing a varied repertoire including everything from Debussy's Clair de Lune and Gershwin's Summertime to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Memory.
The weekend's program will include Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy, Elegy and Minuet by John Ireland, Piano Concerto in a minor, opus 54 by Robert Schumann and Hansel and Gretel by local composer and Minnesota Sinfonia conductor Jay Fishman.
Is there anything more melting than Debussy's Clair de Lune, which is virtually poetry turned to music, and can anything ever surpass Erich Korngold for sheer romantic beauty?
5, impressed with Debussy's Clair de lune and excelled in Waltz from Jazz suite No.
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The Doodle features a moonlight riverside scene with flashing streets lights, a windmill and various vehicles including boats, bicycles, cars and balloons and as the scene progresses to the sound of Clair de lune in the background rain begins to fall on the river.
In 2010, Middle Ground's productions of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and Columbo brought Hollywood stars Kelly McGillis and Dirk Benedict to UK theatres for the first time.
Ils se sont dit [beaucoup moins que]oui[beaucoup plus grand que] le 4 aout, sur la cote californienne, lors d'une ceremonie discrete celebree a la lueur d'un clair de lune sur un promontoire arbore face a l'ocean.