Claude Debussy Quote

Collect impressions. Don't be in a hurry to write them down. Because that's something music can do better than painting: it can centralise variations of colour and light within a single picture — a truth generally ignored, obvious as it is.


Debussy in a letter to his pupil Raoul Bardac (1906)

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Collect impressions. Don't be in a hurry to write them down. Because that's something music can do better than painting: it can centralise variations ...

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Collect impressions. Don't be in a hurry to write them down. Because that's something music can do better than painting: it can centralise variations ...

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Collect impressions. Don't be in a hurry to write them down. Because that's something music can do better than painting: it can centralise variations ...

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Collect impressions. Don't be in a hurry to write them down. Because that's something music can do better than painting: it can centralise variations ...