|Artist||Christopher Devine piano|
This 5‐CD set presents the complete works for piano solo by Claude Debussy. It includes the piano reductions of the Ballets (Khamma, Jeux, La boite a joujoux), the solo piano version of Six Épigraphes Antiques, and several alternative version of well‐known compositions, all by the composer himself. Debussy’s piano works count among the most original and influential works of the 20‐th century piano literature. The innovative piano
writing, the keen sense for colour and timbre and the emotional impact of each individual piece show the hand and mind of a true genius. Christopher Devine (born 1982) was born in the Netherlands to a German mother and Scottish father. After his education at the The Hague Conservatory he furthered his development with Maria Joao Pires, Elisso Virsaladze, Janina Fialkowska and Leslie Howard. His immense repertoire includes over 1000 solo works and 30 concertos. His close affinity to Debussy’s sound world is proven is this magnificent recording of the complete works, clearly a labour of love. The booklet contains extensive liner notes and
all the works.