Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque

Claude Helffer

1972/1988: Harmonia Mundi HMA 190954

    Images I

  1. Reflets dans l’eau / Reflections in the water
  2. Hommage à Rameau / Homage to Rameau
  3. Mouvement / Movement

    Images II

  4. Cloches à travers les feuilles / Bells (heard) through the leaves
  5. Et la lune descend sur le temps [sic] qui fut / And the moon descends on the temple that used to be
  6. Poissons d’or / Goldfish

    Children’s Corner

  7. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
  8. Jimbo’s Lullaby
  9. Serenade For the Doll
  10. The Snow Is Dancing
  11. The Little Shepherd
  12. Golliwogg’s Cake Walk

    Suite Bergamasque

  13. Prélude
  14. Menuet
  15. Clair de lune
  16. Passepied

    Deux Arabesques

  17. Premiè Arabesque
  18. Deuxième Arabesque

Until I have a chance to write a little about this particular album, which is one I cherish for sentimental reasons, I do want to note that the English translations provided above for Images are from the album’s liner notes—they’re not mine.