Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- "Clair de lune" (The 3rd Movement)
- From Suite Bergamasque
- Composer: Claude Debussy
- Level 3: Easy (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 & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00071
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.
Tips for playing Level 3 "Clair de lune" by Debussy
This particular arrangement is at Level 3 (Easy). And it's in the key of C major even though it was originally written in key or D flat major. However, 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." This arrangement is a lot easier than the original. But it sounds as good as the original. Even though it is at Level 3, your hand-positions still have moved around quite a lot (especially left-hand). And please notice that the lower clef for the left-hand changes between the treble clef and bass clef a few times. The specific damper pedal markings are provided. You may want to follow that pedaling strictly to make flow very well.
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet) & Practice!
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