Debussy's "Children's Corner": A pedagogical approach
Chen, Sherry Lin-Yu
Bailey, Walter B.
Doctor of Musical Arts
This document seeks to examine and analyze Debussy's Children's Corner through a pedagogical approach. In the initial chapters, the author provides a general overview of Debussy's piano music, compositional style and a historical background of Children's Corner. Following this introduction, the author summarizes Debussy's aesthetic principles with regards to Children's Corner. A detailed stylistic analysis of the harmony and tonal structure in each movement of Children's Corner is presented. The author also discusses her findings concerning how such analysis might influence performance of Debussy's Children's Corner.
Music; Music education