You Pick Debussy's Birthday Piece

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Thursday is French composer Claude Debussy's birthday (Aug. 22 1862-March 25, 1918). In celebration, today’s Showdown honors his evocative impressionistic music with his work in three different genres.

You chose Debussy's String Quartet in G Minor, Op.10 and we played it at noon performed by the Juilliard String Quartet.

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Comments [2]

Lou Gerbino from Silver City,Iowa

I've known this work from childhood thanks to WQXR 1560AM,but it is seldom heard in its complete,original form on radio.Play it please,& bring me back to 1560AM.

Aug. 21 2013 11:37 AM
Thomas from New York

My vote goes for his Violin Sonata in G minor.

Aug. 21 2013 07:09 AM

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