Debussy - Text and Ideas: Movement in Space

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Manuela Toscano argues that Debussy’s ‘songe musical’ is inspired by the music of winds, breezes, swirls, wavering and floating in arabesques. This celebration of movement as élan vital shapes a constellation of aesthetic values which are expressed both in his music and in some of his writings.

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Professor Manuela Toscano

Manuela Toscano teaches Musicology at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is a member of the CESEM Research Center for Aesthetics and Sociology of Music. She has made...

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