Le petit nègre

Claude Debussy

Le petit nègre

L114, CD122 • “The Little Negro”

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Long before the 1911 arrival of the popular classic Alexander's Ragtime Band by Irving Berlin, the music of the American Negro community had become increasingly fashionable as a form of entertainment. Ragtime music was widely heard in Europe, particularly on the sandy beaches of the fashionable bathing resorts of Edwar... read more