Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Clair de lune (piano original)
Claude Debussy 5:53
2 La Fille aux cheveux de lin (for piano)
Claude Debussy 1:54
3 Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (for orchestra)
Claude Debussy 10:45
4 2 Arabesques (for piano): No. 1. Andante con moto
Claude Debussy 3:55
5 2 Arabesques (for piano): No. 2. Allegretto scherzando
Claude Debussy 2:54
6 La plus que lente (piano version)
Claude Debussy 3:56
7 La cathédrale engloutie (piano version)
Claude Debussy 6:22
8 Petite Suite (for piano duet): I. En bateau
Claude Debussy 2:52
9 Petite Suite (for piano duet): II. Cortège
Claude Debussy 2:33
10 Petite Suite (for piano duet): III. Menuet
Claude Debussy 2:35
11 Petite Suite (for piano duet): IV. Ballet
Claude Debussy 2:40
12 3 Nocturnes (orchestral version): No. 1. Nuages
Claude Debussy 7:49
13 3 Nocturnes (orchestral version): No. 2. Fêtes
Claude Debussy 6:17
14 3 Nocturnes (orchestral version): No. 3. Sirènes
Claude Debussy 10:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Clair de lune (orchestral version)
Claude Debussy 4:15
2 La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (for piano)
Claude Debussy 4:25
3 Serenade for the Doll (for piano)
Claude Debussy 2:32
4 The Snow is Dancing (for piano)
Claude Debussy 2:14
5 Golliwogg's Cake-Walk (for piano)
Claude Debussy 2:40
6 Nocturne (for piano)
Claude Debussy 7:24
7 String Quartet: 3rd movement
Claude Debussy 8:03
8 La plus que lente (orchestral version)
Claude Debussy 5:19
9 Danse sacrée et danse profane (orchestral version): I. Danse sacrée
Claude Debussy 4:37
10 Danse sacrée et danse profane (orchestral version): II. Danse profane
Claude Debussy 4:34
11 La cathédrale engloutie (orchestral version)
Claude Debussy 6:37
12 La Mer (for orchestra): I. De l'aube à midi sur la mer
Claude Debussy 8:49
13 La Mer (for orchestra): II. Jeux de vagues
Claude Debussy 6:11
14 La Mer (for orchestra): III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer
Claude Debussy 8:02

Credits

CD 1

cor anglais:
flute:
Timothy Hutchins (flautist) (1989-10) (track 3)
piano:
Zoltán Kocsis (pianist) (1983-09) (track 1)
Zoltán Kocsis (pianist) (1988-10) (tracks 4–5)
Zoltán Kocsis (pianist) (1996-03) (tracks 2, 7)
Katia Labèque (pianist) (1996-11) (tracks 8–11)
Marielle Labèque (pianist) (1996-11) (tracks 8–11)
Zoltán Kocsis (pianist) (1997-02) (track 6)
balance engineer:
Stan Taal (tracks 8–11)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1988-10) (tracks 12–14)
Onno Scholtze (1988-10) (tracks 4–5)
choir vocals:
composer:
Claude Debussy (1888 – 1889) (tracks 8–11)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1891) (tracks 4–5)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 1)
Claude Debussy (1891 – 1894-09) (track 3)
Claude Debussy (1897-12 – 1899-12) (tracks 12–14)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (tracks 2, 7)
Claude Debussy (1910) (track 6)
conductor:
Charles Dutoit (conductor) (1988-10) (tracks 12–14)
Charles Dutoit (conductor) (1989-10) (track 3)
dedicated to:
Raymond Bonheur (track 3)
editor:
Carl Schuurbiers (tracks 8–11)
orchestra:
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (1988-10) (tracks 12–14)
producer:
Wilhelm Hellweg (producer / engineer) (tracks 2, 4–7)
Ray Minshull (tracks 3, 12–14)
Onno Scholtze (track 4)
Hermine Sterringa (tracks 2, 6–11)
Stan Taal (tracks 8–11)
recording engineer:
Thijs Hoekstra (tracks 8–11)
premiered at:
[concert] (1901-10-27) (track 14)
[concert] (1910-06-02) (track 2)
[concert] (1910-05-25) (track 7)
[concert] (1911-03-31) (track 6)
[concert] (1894-12-22) (track 3)
[concert] (1900-12-09) (tracks 12–13)
phonographic copyright by:
Philips Classics Productions (not for release label use!—classical music division of Polygram, reorganized as Philips Music Group in 1997) (1984) (track 1)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1984) (track 1)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1990) (tracks 4–5)
publisher:
Eugène Fromont (1895-10) (track 3)
Durand et Cie (1909–1947) (1910-07) (track 6)
recorded at:
Henry Wood Hall (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983-09) (track 1)
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (1988-10) (tracks 4–5)
Église de Saint-Eustache in Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada (1988-10) (tracks 12–14)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1996-03) (tracks 2, 7)
Galaxy Studios in Mol, Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (1996-11) (tracks 8–11)
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 86) (track 3)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 87) (track 3)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 121) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 128) (track 6)
arrangements:
Arabesques, L. 66 no. 1 (arr. Choisnel for violin and piano) (track 4)
Ballet (for violin and piano, arr. Roques) (track 11)
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 1)
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 1)
Deux arabesques, L. 66, CD 74 : No. 1. Andantino con moto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Deux arabesques, L. 66, CD 74 : No. 2. Allegretto scherzando (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Extract from “The Afternoon of a Faun” (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 3)
La Cathédrale engloutie (for organ, Roques) (track 7)
La fille aux cheveux de lin (for violin and piano, arr. Hartmann) (track 2)
La plus que lente (for violin and piano, arr. Roques) (track 6)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (for clarinet, arr. Kell) (track 6)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (pour orchestre) (track 6)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98 : II. Fêtes (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98: I. Nuages (arranged by Ravel for piano duo) (track 12)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98: II. Fêtes (arranged by Ravel for piano duo) (track 13)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98: III. Sirènes (arranged by Ravel for piano duo) (track 14)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71a: IV. Ballet (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Petite Suite, L. 65: I. En bateau (catch-all for unknown instrumentation) (track 8)
Petite Suite: I. En bateau (for two guitars, Yamashita) (track 8)
Petite Suite: II. Cortège (for two guitars, Yamashita) (track 9)
Petite Suite: III. Menuet (for two guitars, Yamashita) (track 10)
Petite Suite: IV. Ballet (for two guitars, Yamashita) (track 11)
Petite Suite: Menuet (for cello and piano) (track 10)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (for flute and piano, arr. Samazeuilh) (track 3)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Debussy) (track 3)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for chamber ensemble, Sachs) (track 3)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Ravel) (track 3)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: X. La cathédrale engloutie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 1)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 1)
Suite bergamasque, L75: III. Clair de Lune (Transcription for harp) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Carry (track 2)
Dawn (track 1)
orchestrations:
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 1)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 1)
La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Stokowski) (track 7)
La cathédrale engloutie (orch. Sir Henry Wood) (track 7)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71b : I. En bateau (for orchestra) (track 8)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71b : II. Cortège (for orchestra) (track 9)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71b : III. Menuet (for orchestra) (track 10)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71b : IV. Ballet (for orchestra) (track 11)
Préludes, Book 1: La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Matthews) (track 7)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 1)
part of:
Deux arabesques, L. 66, CD 74 (for piano) (part of collection) (tracks 4–5)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98 (for orchestra) (tracks 12–14)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 1)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71a (for piano 4-hands) (tracks 8–11)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117, CD 125 (part of collection) (tracks 2, 7)
recording of:
Prélude à l’après‐midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for orchestra) (1989-10) (track 3)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71a : I. En bateau (for piano 4-hands) (1996-11) (track 8)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71a : II. Cortège (for piano 4-hands) (1996-11) (track 9)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71a : III. Menuet (for piano 4-hands) (1996-11) (track 10)
Petite Suite, L. 65, CD 71a : IV. Ballet (for piano 4-hands) (1996-11) (track 11)
La plus que lente, L. 121, CD 128 (pour piano solo) (1997-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

strings [string quartet]:
Quatuor Ysaÿe (track 7)
cimbalom:
James Earl Barnes (1994-05) (track 8)
hammered dulcimer:
James Earl Barnes (track 8)
piano:
Zoltán Kocsis (pianist) (1996-03) (tracks 3–5)
Zoltán Kocsis (pianist) (1997-02) (tracks 2, 6)
harp:
Vera Badings (1977-12) (tracks 9–10)
balance engineer:
Arthur Lilley (engineer) (track 11)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1994-05) (track 8)
Philip Siney (1994-05) (track 8)
composer:
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 1)
Claude Debussy (1892) (track 6)
Claude Debussy (1892 – 1893) (track 7)
Claude Debussy (1903 – 1905) (tracks 12–14)
Claude Debussy (1904-04 – 1904-05) (tracks 9–10)
Claude Debussy (1906 – 1908-07) (tracks 3–5)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (track 11)
Claude Debussy (1910) (track 8)
Claude Debussy (1911 – 1912) (track 2)
conductor:
Ernest Ansermet (conductor) (1955-10) (track 1)
Leopold Stokowski (conductor) (1965-09-11) (track 11)
Bernard Haitink (conductor) (1977-12) (tracks 9–10)
Charles Dutoit (conductor) (1989-05) (tracks 12–14)
Charles Dutoit (conductor) (1994-05) (track 8)
editor:
Matthew Hutchinson (engineer / editor) (track 8)
orchestra:
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (1955-10) (track 1)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1965-09-11) (track 11)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (1977-12) (tracks 9–10)
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (1989-05) (tracks 12–14)
orchestrator:
Leopold Stokowski (conductor) (track 11)
Claude Debussy (1910) (track 8)
producer:
Tony D'Amato (track 11)
Wilhelm Hellweg (producer / engineer) (tracks 2–6)
Ray Minshull (tracks 12–14)
Christopher Pope (Producer) (track 8)
Hermine Sterringa (tracks 2–6)
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Philips Classics Productions (not for release label use!—classical music division of Polygram, reorganized as Philips Music Group in 1997) (1978) (tracks 9–10)
publisher:
Paul Dupont (1892) (track 6)
Le Figaro musical (1892-08) (track 6)
recorded at:
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1955-10) (track 1)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1965-09-11) (track 11)
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (1977-12) (tracks 9–10)
Église de Saint-Eustache in Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada (1989-05) (tracks 12–14)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1996-03) (tracks 3–5)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1997-02) (tracks 2, 6)
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 82) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 89) (track 6)
arrangement of:
La plus que lente, L. 121, CD 128 (pour piano solo) (track 8)
arrangements:
Andantino du Quatuor à cordes (for organ, Guilmant) (track 7)
Children's Corner, L. 113: III. Serenade for the Doll (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Children's Corner, L. 113: IV. The Snow is Dancing (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: VI. Golliwogg’s Cake-Walk (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Deux danses, L. 103: Danse profane (for two pianos) (track 10)
Deux danses, L. 103: Danse sacrée (for two pianos) (track 9)
Golliwog’s Cakewalk (for brass band, Ball) (track 5)
Golliwog’s Cakewalk (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 5)
La Mer, L. 109: I. "De l'aube à midi sur la mer" (arr. Caplet for two pianos) (track 12)
La Mer, L. 109: II. "Jeux de vagues" (arr. Caplet for two pianos) (track 13)
La Mer, L. 109: III. "Dialogue du vent et de la mer" (arr. Caplet for two pianos) (track 14)
La Mer: I. De l'aube à midi sur la mer (for piano four hands) (track 12)
La Mer: I. De l'aube à midi sur la mer (Transcribed for solo piano) (track 12)
La Mer: II. Jeux de vagues (Transcribed for solo piano) (track 13)
La Mer: II. Jeux de vagues (for piano four hands) (track 13)
La Mer: III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer (Transcribed for solo piano) (track 14)
La Mer: III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer (for piano four hands) (track 14)
Préludes, Livre II, L. 123: VII. La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune. Lent (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 2)
Quatuor à cordes en sol mineur : III. Andantino, doucement expressif (arr. A. Benfeld for piano four hands) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Moonlight Love (1956 song) (track 2)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Children's Corner: III. Serenade for the Doll (André Caplet orchestration) (track 3)
Children's Corner: IV. The Snow is Dancing (André Caplet orchestration) (track 4)
Children's Corner: VI. Golliwogg's Cake-Walk (André Caplet orchestration) (track 5)
part of:
Children’s Corner, L. 113, CD 119 (original piano version) (movement) (tracks 3–5)
Préludes, Livre II, L. 123 (part of collection) (track 2)
recording of:
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (1955-10) (track 1)
La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Stokowski) (1965-09-11) (track 11)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (pour orchestre) (1994-05) (track 8)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: III. Serenade for the Doll (original piano version) (1996-03) (track 3)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: IV. The Snow is Dancing (original piano version) (1996-03) (track 4)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: VI. Golliwogg’s Cake-Walk (original piano version) (1996-03) (track 5)
Nocturne, L. 82, CD 89 (for piano) (1997-02) (track 6)