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The piece was commissioned and published by this newspaper in It's the best I could do. The apologetic tone of these words suggests that The Telegraph did not strike a particularly rich seam of inspiration. However, one of the few recordings of the piece - by Eduard van Beinum and the Concertgebouw Orchestra, captured in early stereo by Philips - shows it to be atmospheric and noble in tone.

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The piece was commissioned and published by this newspaper in It's the best I could do. The apologetic tone of these words suggests that The Telegraph did not strike a particularly rich seam of inspiration. However, one of the few recordings of the piece - by Eduard van Beinum and the Concertgebouw Orchestra, captured in early stereo by Philips - shows it to be atmospheric and noble in tone.

As one critic remarked after the first performance in , it conveys "more a sense of nostalgia than heroism". Caine had strong sympathies with Belgian culture he was one of the first English translators of Maeterlinck.

When Germany invaded its neighbour at the outset of the First World War, Caine resolved to send "a tribute of admiration to Belgium on the heroic and ever-memorable share she has taken in the war". Surprisingly for the time, two women composers, Ethel Smyth and Liza Lehmann, were included. Debussy's acceptance of the commission may have been a little unexpected. As his biographer Oscar Thompson colourfully states in Debussy: Man and Artist Dover, : "For weeks after the guns began belching their vomit of death, Debussy would not so much as touch his piano.

As someone who claimed not to know how a gun worked, he also thought that indulging in heroics in the tranquillity of a music room was "ridiculous". Originally published for piano, it was orchestrated the following year, evidence that he had warmed to the venture more than his dismissive comments suggest. He certainly felt more comfortable once he'd decided to write a Berceuse rather than a Marche, however oxymoronic a "heroic lullaby" might seem.

But perhaps he finally recognised his chance to wage artistic war on Germany, something he had long been urging his countrymen to do. For Debussy, the culture of the Germans was barbaric and oppressive, "especially since they began parting their hair in the middle". Terms and Conditions. Style Book. Weather Forecast.

Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Wednesday 03 June Debussy's battle with a lullaby A musical composition commissioned by The Daily Telegraph in is about to be revived.

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Debussy's battle with a lullaby

By considering how artists are influenced by, and become influencers of, cultural trauma, and the role of this in national identity, we can understand how the impact of World War One affects our sense of self today. The year was Living in a fashionable, elegant neighbourhood near Bois de Bologne, Claude Debussy had little on his mind beyond his growing debts. Huge numbers of wounded began to return, the landscape became physically mutilated through trench warfare, and no end was in sight.

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