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Debussy: His First Performers


Release Date: 06/08/2018 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 571552  
Composer:  Claude Debussy
Performer:  Claude DebussyRicardo ViñesAlfred CortotMarguerite Long,   ... 
Conductor:  Camille ChevillardWalther StraramPhilippe GaubertDésiré-Emile Inghelbrecht,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Calvet String QuartetLamoureux Concerts Association OrchestraOrchestre Des Concerts Straram,   ... 
Number of Discs: 10 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This beautiful box brings together for the first time the first performers of Debussy's music and covers his compositions for piano, chamber music and orchestra, melody and opera. We find with great happiness the artists who have forever marked the history of the performance: Alfred Cortot, Marcelle Meyer, Ricardo Viñes, Marguerite Long and Walter Gieseking for the piano, Jacques Thibaud, the Calvet Quartet, Lily Laskine, Maurice Maréchal, Hugues Cuénod and Marcel Moyse for chamber music, Mary Garden, Ninon Vallin and Camille Maurane for the melody. Also in "Debussy - Its first interpreters" are legendary conductors like Philippe Gaubert, Désiré-Emile Inghelbrecht, Charles Munch, Pierre Monteux, Read more Arturo Toscanini, Roger Desormière and Ernest Ansermet, who perpetuated the composer's spirit for decades. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Estampes (3) for Piano: no 2, La soirée dans Grenade by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Claude Debussy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
2.
Images for Piano, Set 2: no 3, Poissons d'or by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Ricardo Viñes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; France 
3.
Estampes (3) for Piano: no 2, La soirée dans Grenade by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Ricardo Viñes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
4.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
5.
Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
6.
Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
7.
Children's Corner by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
8.
Arabesques (2) for Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Marguerite Long (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
9.
Estampes (3) for Piano: no 3, Jardins sous la pluie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Marguerite Long (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
10.
Préludes, Book 1 by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
11.
Suite bergamasque by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
12.
Images for Piano, Set 1 by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; France 
13.
Images for Piano, Set 2 by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; France 
14.
Préludes, Book 2 by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Marcelle Meyer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
15.
L'isle joyeuse by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Marcelle Meyer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
16.
Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10 by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Calvet String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1893; France 
17.
Sonata for Cello and Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Robert Casadesus (Piano), Maurice Maréchal (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
18.
Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Lily Laskine (Harp), Marcel Moyse (Flute), Eugene Ginot (Viola)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
19.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano), Jacques Thibaud (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; France 
20.
Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano), Jacques Thibaud (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
21.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Camille Chevillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
22.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Marcel Moyse (Flute)
Conductor:  Walther Straram
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Des Concerts Straram
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
23.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra: no 1, Nuages by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Philippe Gaubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
24.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Désiré-Emile Inghelbrecht
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Debussy Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
25.
La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Society of the Conservatory Concerts Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
26.
Epigraphes antiques (6) by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; France 

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