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When Categories Fail

Author: Josh Sharo

Examining Debussy and the notion of impressionism, Sharo concludes that reducing an entire composer's output to a single stylistic term does a disservice to not only that composer, but to audiences, "minor" pieces that are ignored or forgotten, and "minor" composers who are not easily categorized. 

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This blog post was created as a project for Dr. Lindsay Johnson's course MUSC 322: Music History II (1700-1915).


Posted: February 1, 2018, 10:05 AM