Too many Ideas

I am currently typing up an outline for my final paper. I am planning on comparing and contrasting some famous paintings that I saw in the Musee D’Orsay to a piano piece by Debussy. This is something I have done before for a class, except I have two major concerns this time around. The first […]

Musee D’Orsay

Last week I was in Paris and visited the Musee D’Orsay, which had lovely Impressionist paintings very pertinent to my research. I took extensive notes on all the pieces that influenced the Impressionists and sketched a couple of the Impressionist paintings from their collection. I truly believe that art is something to be seen in […]

Connections between Impressionist Paintings and Debussy

There have been many approaches to support the notion that Claude Debussy is an Impressionist composer. In this paper I will look at Debussy’s solo piano works exclusively and connect their similarities to Impressionist paintings and painters. I will do so by drawing parallels in Debussy’s compositional style and method to the Impressionist painting defining […]