Achille-Claude Debussey - Moonlight

He wanted his music to sound like it was improvised. Improvisation is a sign of musical mastery; it shows that anywhere a person is, no matter the situation, they can play a musical "rip.aE And not be confined by the traditional rules that are normally followed. Debussy formed a fresh new tonal outlook without losing the musical tonality; his works consisted of poetic images, color values and his chords are very freely changed. Most authors tend to depict a story with their music. For example Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's writing and composing of The Nutcracker Suite depicts a story of a symbolic dream with a young girl with a mouse king and giant nutcracker. Debussy did not follow this tradition of telling a story. He wrote his music in order to inspire a deep feeling or hidden emotion. He wanted to change the atmosphere of a room when his music was heard or to break the present mood. When one thinks of a song, they think about melodies, the sound, and harmonies. Debussy was widely known and admired for his harmonies, but most people never listened enough to hear his deep intricate, flowing melodies and melodic qualities. Another key quality of other composers of that time was the depic



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