Berceuse héroïque

Claude Debussy

Berceuse héroïque

L132, CD140

About this work...

"Khamma" is a ballet score written for the money. Still, it is work of considerable merit, which the self-critical composer was pleased with, particularly in the area of harmonic innovations. It is one of the most exotic-sounding of Debussy's works. The work is set in ancient Egypt; Khamma is the name of the heroine wh...