My approach to interpreting Debussy'spiano works

I have been playing Debussy'spiano works since 1979 or so. Over the years I've evolved a setof principles with which I approach each work. These principlescan be summed up as: "follow Debussy in detail where he isexplicit, and understand the effect he is trying to achieveoverall". More specifically:

So when I approach a Debussy pianopiece, I ask several questions:

Since I've taken this approachI've had a much deeper experience with Debussy's music.

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