Music by composers of late 19th and early 20th century France (Claude Debussy, Gabriel-Urbain Fauré, Maurice Ravel). This style refers to the unique sound employed, often called impressionism, employed by these composers.
See also the Franco Flemish School in the Renaissance.
SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLE:
- French school, 20th century:
Poulenc: Gloria in G major, "Laudamus te" (ending)
- W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank --
Disc 2, Track 26
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