This book contains 6 melodies composed by Claude Debussy from Paul Verlaine's poems. Those are dedicated to the English singer Mary Garden, who performed Melisande.
C'est l'extase langoureuse (orch. A. Caplet) - Il pleure dans mon coeur - L'ombre des arbres - Chevaux de bois (Paysage belges, orch. M. Rosenthal) - Green - Spleen (Aquarelles, orch. E. Ansermet)
Claude-Achille Debussy was born in Saint Germain en Laye on August 22nd, 1862 and died in Paris on March 25th, 1918. He studied piano the Paris Conservatory. He won the Prix de Rome in 1884. [...]