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Children's Corner

Piano Solo

Children's Corner

Piano Solo

Series: Henle Music Folios Publisher: Henle Urtext Edition Format: Softcover Composer: Claude Debussy Editor: Ernst-Günter Heinemann

This “Little Suite” was published in 1908 and was dedicated to the composer's then three-year old daughter: “To my beloved little Chouchou with the tender excuses of her father for what follows below.” The first movement, Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum, alludes to a study by Muzio Clementi. The titles of nos. 2 to 6 can be traced back to Debussy's love of everything English. Although the music addresses childish fantasy, at the least a talented amateur is required to perform it. The well-known number 6, Golliwogg's Cakewalk, is in ragtime style and shows Debussy's easy-going approach to popular trends in music. Children's Corner was immediately extremely successful and has been arranged for various groups of instruments.

  • Debussy: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
  • Golliwog's Cakewalk (Debussy)
  • Debussy: Jimbo's Lullaby
  • Debussy: Serenade for the Doll
  • Debussy: The little Shepherd
  • Debussy: The Snow is dancing
  • Piano

$13.95 (US) Inventory #HL 51480382 UPC: 884088175757 Publisher Code: HN382 Width: 9.25" Length: 12.25" 28 pages

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