Canope (Preludes, Book II, 1913)

(Here are my thoughts about playing this piece. Please add your thoughts in the comments at the bottom.)

This piece is pure Debussy – a beautiful, quiet contemplative tone poem.  Like “Des pas sur la neige” (Footprints in the Snow) from the first book of preludes, it is not terribly technically challenging, but it must be played with careful attention to every note to succeed.

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