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"Composer Claude Debussy was in the forefront of early 20th Century composers who took music into the modern age."
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When was Debussy born?
What was the instrument he played and wrote for primarily?
What piano piece was inspired by an old Breton legend?
'The Engulfed Cathedral'
What piano suite of Debussy's includes a piece inspired by American minstrel shows and the 'golliwog' doll?
Who wrote the poem that inspired Debussy's best known work, 'Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun'?
What famed dancer choreographed Debussy's work?
Ruth St. Denis
What German composer was an early influence on Debussy?
Name Debussy's only opera. (Please type the English name, and use no accents.)
What Christian martyr inspired Debussy to write a Cantata?
Joan of Arc
What orchestral piece utilized women's wordless voices?
Besides 'Prelude', name the other well known large-scale orchestral work by Debussy.
'Daphnis and Chloe'
Another Greek myth inspired this work for solo flute. Name it.
One of his last works for orchestra, Debussy wrote this ballet for Sergei Diaghilev:
'The Three-Cornered Hat'
What piano works by another French composer did Debussy orchestrate?
'Gaspard de la Nuit'
When did Debussy die?
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Compiled Oct 27 13