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J is for Joyeuse – Debussy’s L’isle Joyeuse

Debussy’s L’isle Joyeuse was inspired by Watteau’s painting L’Embarquement de Cythère, in which a happy group of revellers depart for/from the mythical island of Cythera in the Mediterranean, birthplace of Venus, the goddess of love. There are two versions of the … Continue reading

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