Clair de Lune Easy Piano Music Beginner Pdf was composed by Claude Debussy. It is an Impressionistic piece written between 189- and 1905. It was inspired by a poem entitled ‘Clair de Lune’ by Paul Verlaine.
Clair de Lune Easy Piano Music Beginner Pdf
You find below a shortened and simplified piano version of this beautiful and well know piano piece.
Because it has been simplified it is a great piece to learn for 2nd year or early intermediate piano students who can read music easily.
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Music History of Clair de Lune
Suite bergamasque is a piano suite by Claude Debussy, and one of the composer’s most famous works for the instrument. He began composing it around 1890, at the age of 28, but significantly revised it just before its 1905 publication.
The composer was initially unwilling to use these relatively early piano compositions because they were not in his mature style, but in 1905 he accepted the offer of a publisher who thought they would be successful, given the fame Debussy had gained in the intervening fifteen years.
While it is not known how much of the Suite was written in 1890 and how much was written in 1905, it is clear that Debussy changed the names of at least two of the pieces. “Passepied” had first been composed under the title “Pavane”, while “Clair de lune” was originally entitled “Promenade sentimentale”.
These names come from poems by Paul Verlaine. The title of the third movement of Suite bergamasque is taken from Verlaine’s poem “Clair de lune“, which refers to bergamasks in its opening stanza: