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Contest Inspiration Debussy

Blog Posted:5/24/2014 8:41:00 AM
Dear Soupers, This contest inspiration is audio only.  I do not want to lead you anywhere with a single visual this time so this is just an audio clip of a portion of Debussy's Suite Bergamasque with multiple visuals. Do not focus on one but on the inspiration of thoughts. More info on the contest page.

  1. Claude Debussy : Clair de Lune, for Piano (Suite ... 

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  1. Date: 5/25/2014 11:28:00 AM
    Thank you, Craig for the heads up about your contest :)-- and yup, that was so nice, having those rowers at the end sharing the umbrella-- did you notice how the lights of the buildings were in time with the music? So cool!

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  1. Date: 5/24/2014 12:19:00 PM
    Your blog title caught my eye, Craig--this is one of the very few instrumental pieces that I am familiar with (one of my frustrations, not being able to play any musical instrument, sighs)--admittedly, I only have one poem ever that has any reference to any instrumental piece, and this would be for Clair de Lune-that particular poem was also inspired during that time earlier this year wherein I saw a moonbow...sorry deviated. I see you only need new poems, sorry though, I don't think I can come up with anything decent right now....I am sure your contest will inspire a lot of very beautiful poems. Btw, did you ever see the Google doodle they made last August featuring this? I saw that last year, was smitten by it, if you want, you can check it out and watch & listen to it - I found this doodle to be so beautiful...

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/24/2014 2:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Also ones that have never been in another contest and are to the theme are okay.
    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/24/2014 2:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    love the rower at the end with the umbrella
    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/24/2014 2:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    XXOO--If music is the food of love, play on..WS
  1. Date: 5/24/2014 11:39:00 AM
    I'm running to the movies so will check this out later!!! sounds great, Craig.

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  1. Date: 5/24/2014 9:59:00 AM
    Carrie's musical life is much like mine..I love this piece and used to play it a lot. My son is much better pianist than I am..and he plays it with such feeling. I will definitely worki on something for your contest. BG

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  1. Date: 5/24/2014 9:41:00 AM
    ahh.....we do have alike tastes in music, Craig. This piece is one I have played on piano since I was a teenager...was my mother's favorite, and was also why my son chose to name our granddaughter Claire. (She is Claire-Elise.... the name combines two favorite pieces I learned as a teenager, "Clair de Lune", and "Fur Elise" by Beethoven) . I never hear these pieces without thinking of my mother, or my grandchild.

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    P.iNk Avatar binibining P.iNk Date: 5/24/2014 12:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I clearly remember you telling me the Claire part in the comment you left me, Carrie--- what beautiful inspiration for your granddaughter's name!
  1. Date: 5/24/2014 9:06:00 AM
    Am sitting listening to the music Craig - love this track can't wait to see the contest details. Hugs Jna xx

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