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Impressionism & Verismo – Sheet Music

Whether you are after works like Debussy’s rich, sweeping portrayal of the sea, La Mer, or Mascagni’s passionate tale a woman betrayed, Cavalleria Rusticana, browse our sheet music and scores, and explore all the wonders and marvels of impressionism and verismo today!

Impressionism

The subtle blurring of a picture, the scenting and illuminating of the world around us, the radiant purity of impression, this was the path of a group of young French artists lead by Claude Monet, whose painting “Impression – Soleil Levant” gave this artistic movement its name, and its purpose.

Impressionism in Music

Impressionism in music mirrors the artistic movement, using atmospheric tonality to blur the pictures, clear melodies clouded by complex harmony, using chromaticism, whole-tone rows and exotic scales, but above all, introducing bold and inventive instrumentation, to create new sound impressions and varied, contrasting moods.

A few impressive Impressionists

Verismo

Verismo, which comes from the Latin “verus” or truth, is a clear move away from the romantic tradition of using tales from the past, with an emphasis on story-telling, and instead focusing on reality, and a true representation of human character and emotion. Verismo is the Italian Operatic antithesis of the German mythological operatic movement of Richard Wagner, and his new form of musical theatre. Verismo operas are characterised by their impressive, dramatic musical portrayal of realistic, modern themes from everyday life, with a great contrast between the light and the dark human characters, qualities and emotions.

The Maestros of Verismo

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Claude Debussy

16 Piano Favorites – Debussy

His most beautiful piano pieces in a collection
Schirmer Performance Editions

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 682566

18.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (de )
Claude Debussy, Edmond Lemaître

Petite suite pour piano à quatre mains

extrait du - excerpt from Série I Vol. 9

for: Piano 4 hands

Score

Item no.: 283766

14.99 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée

(3) Poèmes de Paul Morand - English adaptation by Edward Lockton

for: Voice (baritone), piano

Book

Item no.: 477817

16.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722242

1.99 €
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Maurice Ravel

Shéhérazade

Réduction pour chant & piano

for: Voice, orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.: 283814

20.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

Rapsodie

Arr. for Alto Saxophone and Piano

for: Alto saxophone, piano

Piano score, solo part

Item no.: 884165

24.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Flute, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 732073

2.99 €
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Maurice Ravel

Bolero For Saxophone

The Walsh Collection

for: Alto saxophone, piano

Piano score, solo part

Item no.: 392719

7.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

Syrinx

for: Flute

Music score

Item no.: 769396

7.50 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Intermezzo Pour Violoncelle Et Piano - Extrait Du

extrait du - excerpt from Série III Vol. 1 - Set

for: Cello, piano

Piano score, solo part

Item no.: 857518

10.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

La Mer And Other Works For Piano Four Hands

for: Piano 4 hands

Book

Item no.: 1198870

12.80 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–6 weeks
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Cello, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722314

2.99 €
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Claude Debussy

The Little Shepherd

Music for Oboe

for: Oboe

Music score

Item no.: 971582

12.99 €plus shipping
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Maurice Ravel

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée - Chanson Epique

Trois Poèmes de Paul Morand pour Baryton et Piano (no.2)

for: Voice (baritone), piano

Score

Item no.: 283714

8.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (de )
Claude Debussy, Roy Howat, Claude Helffer

Voiles - Extrait Du - Excerpt From Série I Vol. 5

extrait du - excerpt from Série I Vol. 5

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 857567

5.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

A Ravel Reader

Correspondence, Articles, Interviews
Reprint of the Columbia University Press, New York, 1990 edition

Book

Item no.: 403187

30.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–6 weeks
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Claude Debussy

Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune

for: Cello, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 722328

2.99 €
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Violin, piano

Sheet music

Item no.: 759068

2.99 €
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Maurice Ravel

A Spanish Hour

comédie musicale en 1 acte

for: 5 voices (STTBarB), piano

Piano reduction

Item no.: 132391

37.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (de )
Claude Debussy, Randall Faber

Clair de Lune

Faber Piano Adventures®

for: Piano

Music lesson book

Item no.: 1107233

4.90 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Le Tombeau De Couperin

Wind Quintet Score

for: Bläserquintett

Score

Item no.: 836266

44.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Piano Works Of Claude Debussy

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 430073

11.10 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy, Maurice Maeterlinck

Pelleas and Melisande

G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos

Lyric book

Item no.: 318269

7.80 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte

Lehrhilfsmittel

for: Flute

Music score

Item no.: 336472

12.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy, Edmond Lemaître

Mélodies - Serie II - Vol. 2 - 1882 à 1887

Durand Oeuvres Complètes de Claude Debussy

for: Voice, piano

Score (Hardcover)

Item no.: 857546

127.59 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 weeks
Claude Debussy

Images

Full Score

for: Symphonic orchestra

Score

Item no.: 470216

13.70 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

The Easy Piano Collection: Debussy Gold

Easy Piano Collection: Gold

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 491811

14.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

Pelléas et Mélisande

A Lyric Opera in five Acts
Kalmus Classic Series

for: Soloists, mixed choir, orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.: 338958

47.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée - Chanson à Boire

Trois Poèmes de Paul Morand pour Baryton et Piano (no.3)

for: Voice (baritone), piano

Score

Item no.: 283715

11.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Children's Corner

Klassik

for: Symphonic orchestra

Score

Item no.: 647874

54.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Anglo Music Midway Series

for: Concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.: 975627

94.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Le Tombeau De Couperin

Wind Quintet

for: Bläserquintett

Set of parts

Item no.: 836265

64.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Sarabande

Rubank Solo-Ensemble Sheet

for: Oboe

Music score

Item no.: 1106976

8.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Solo for Alto Sax or English Horn and Band

for: Concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.: 806197

94.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Images - Books 1 and 2

Dover Piano And Keyboard Editions

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 1198892

10.30 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–6 weeks
Claude Debussy

Clair De Lune

Klassik

for: Organ

Music score

Item no.: 962108

10.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
Claude Debussy

The Girl With The Flaxen Hair

Lehrhilfsmittel

for: 2 violins, viola, cello (string quartet)

Score, Parts

Item no.: 971512

20.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Golliwogg's Cakewalk

Trascrizione e arrangiamento per ottetto di clarinetti

for: Klarinettenensemble

Score, Parts

Item no.: 1207735

25.70 €plus shipping
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
Claude Debussy

Nocturne Et Scherzo

pour violoncelle et piano - tiré à part de l'édition critique de Claude Debussy

for: Cello, piano

Piano score, solo part

Item no.: 857519

11.99 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Concert Band/Harmonie and Trombone

Score

Item no.: 1208689

20.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte

Pavane for a Dead Princess

for: Concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.: 947285

82.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 weeks
Claude Debussy, Christopher Harding

Claude Debussy - Seven Favorite Pieces

With a CD of Performances

for: Piano

Music score, online audio

Item no.: 902852

16.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Maurice Ravel

Daphnis and Chloe

Symphonic Fragments - 2nd Suite

for: Concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.: 874854

444.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopinet al.

Piano Masterworks

for: Piano

CD

Item no.: 1169726

12.95 €plus shipping
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Claude Debussy

Clair de Lune

from Suite Bergamasque

for: Concert Band/Harmonie and Trombone

Score, Parts

Item no.: 1208688

85.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Klassik

for: Concert band

Score

Item no.: 1000144

17.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Anglo Music Midway Series

for: Concert band

Score

Item no.: 975870

15.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Claude Debussy

Clair De Lune

The Walsh Collection

for: Piano

Music score

Item no.: 1197006

7.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 4–5 working days (de )
Frederic Mompou

Cançoneta Incerta

for: Voice, piano

Music score

Item no.: 324699

4.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
Claude Debussy

At The Piano With Debussy

for: Piano

Item no.: 189178

12.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–3 weeks

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