Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- "Clair de lune" (The 3rd Movement)
- From Suite Bergamasque
- Composer: Claude Debussy
- Level 4: Intermediate (See other levels of this song)
- 3 pages of music
- Cover sheet
- Key (for this arrangement): C major
- Fingerings: none
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger and music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00072
About "Clair de lune" by Debussy
"Clair de lune" is one of the most popular compositions by French composer, Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918) from the impressionism era. It is the 3rd movement of Suite bergamasque. And all 4 movements were written for piano solo. "Clair de lune" is a beautiful gentle sounding movement throughout. "Clair de lune" means blue (moon) light in English. And it is the most well-known movement from Suite bergamasque, and one of the most popular works composed by him. To learn more about "Clair de lune" from Suite bergamasque, please visit our page, "About Suite bergamasque."
Tips for playing Level 4 "Clair de lune" by Debussy
This particular arrangement is at Level 4 (intermediate). And it is in the key of C major even though it was originally written in the key of D flat major. The key of C is only a half step lower from the key of D flat. The fingering numbers are not provided for this level of "Clair de lune." The damper pedal markings are provided specifically. Please follow them to make the piece flow nicely. This arrangement is a lot more challenging than Level 3 "Clair de lune." And it sounds as good as the original. However, it is still a lot easier than the original version written by Debussy. And there is no midsection that is very challenging. The original is at a very advanced (expert) level. If you are at the intermediate level, you should be able to enjoy playing this Level 4 "Clair de lune."
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet), and Practice!
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