Le martyre de Saint Sébastien

Claude Debussy

Le martyre de Saint Sébastien

L124, CD130 • “Symphonic Fragments”

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Debussy composed this music for clarinet with piano in 1909 and 1910, orchestrated it in 1911, and conducted the first performance of the final version at St. Petersburg on a tour of Russia during December 1911. The year 1909 was, like the opening sentence of A Tale of Two Cities, "the best of times and the worst of ti... read more