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Rethinking Debussy

Elliott Antokoletz and Marianne Wheeldon


This book brings together leading international scholars to offer new perspectives on the composer and his career and creativity. Ranging from his earliest musical influences to his posthumous reputation, the ten chapters present new insights, challenge existing interpretations, and bring to light recently discovered or published source material.

Keywords: career, creativity, Debussy, musical influences, reputation, source material

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199755639
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755639.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elliott Antokoletz, editor
University of Texas at Austin
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Marianne Wheeldon, editor
University of Texas at Austin
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Part I Early Encounters

Part II New Perspectives on Pelléas et Mélisande

4“Aimer ainsi”

Richard Langham Smith

Part III Career and Creativity

7 An Artist High and Low, or, Debussy and Money

Denis Herlin Translated by Vincent Giroud

Part IV Reception Histories

9 Debussy in Daleville

James R. Briscoe

10 Tombeau de Claude Debussy

Marianne Wheeldon

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