Claude Debussy Quote

Every sound perceived by the acute ear in the rhythm of the world about us can be represented musically. Some people wish above all to conform to the rules, I wish only to render what I can hear.


Statement of 1910, as quoted in Debussy on Music (1977) edited and translated by Françoise Lesure and Richard Langham Smith, p. 243

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Every sound perceived by the acute ear in the rhythm of the world about us can be represented musically. Some people wish above all to conform to the ...

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Every sound perceived by the acute ear in the rhythm of the world about us can be represented musically. Some people wish above all to conform to the ...

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Every sound perceived by the acute ear in the rhythm of the world about us can be represented musically. Some people wish above all to conform to the ...

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Every sound perceived by the acute ear in the rhythm of the world about us can be represented musically. Some people wish above all to conform to the ...