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Debussy and the Piano: Part III

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In this, the third of five installments of WQXR's special series, "Debussy and the Piano," host David Dubal presents performances of Debussy’s piano music, and a comparative performance of “The Dance of Puck” with a performance by the composer.


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Playlist:

1) Debussy, Claude: “Arabesques” No. 1 in E
Zoltan Kocsis, piano

2) Debussy, Claude: Preludes, Book 1/5: “Les collines d’Anacapri (The columns of Anacapri)
Krystian Zimerman, piano

3) Debussy, Claude: Preludes, Book 1/5: “Les collines d’Anacapri (The columns of Anacapri)
Francesco Libretta, piano

4) Debussy, Claude: “Children’s Corner”: ‘Doctor gradus ad parnassum’
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, piano

5) Debussy, Claude: Preludes: Book 1: “La Fille aux cheveux de lin” (The girl with flaxen hair)
Oscar Levant, piano

6) Debussy, Claude: “Suite Bergamasque”: ‘Passepied’
Leon Fleisher, piano

7) Debussy, Claude: Images, Set II, Et la lune descen sur le temple”
Claudio Arrau, piano

8) Debussy, Claude: Taratelle styrienne (Danse)
Walter Gieseking, piano

9) Debussy, Claude: Mazurka
Walter Gieseking, piano

10) Debussy, Claude: Preludes, Book 1/11: “La danse de puck” (Puck’s Dance)
Krystian Zimerman, piano

11) Debussy, Claude: Preludes, Book 1/11: “La danse de puck” (Puck’s Dance)
Claude Debussy, piano

12) Debussy, Claude: Etude No. 12 “Pour les accords” (For chords)
Maurizio Pollini, piano