Remember Room 11? That was where we exposed you to Impressionism and the music of Claude Debussy for the first time, and you heard a movement from hisSuite bergamasque entitled Clair de lune. Debussy died in 1918, but what would his music have been like if he had lived another 30 years? Here's how his most famous piano work might have turned out when played by orchestra? Listen!
Of course we'll never know, but it's a provocative idea.
Obviously the music as you heard it does not exist on a recording. It was digitally manufactured. The performance that was used is by the London Philharmonic conducted by (the famous film composer) Bernard Herrmann; Album title: Dinner Party; Label=Decca; Catalog number=0006785
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