Claude Debussy Quotes

Claude Debussy Quotes

A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.

~ Claude Debussy

How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.

~ Claude Debussy

I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.

~ Claude Debussy

In opera, there is always too much singing.

~ Claude Debussy

Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.

~ Claude Debussy

Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.

~ Claude Debussy

Music is the silence between the notes.

~ Claude Debussy

The colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel about the steeple of my dreams.

~ Claude Debussy

There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little-the book of Nature.

~ Claude Debussy

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