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Claude Debussy:

The Children's Corner

Claude Debussy had a daughter named Emma-Claude, but everyone called her Chouchou, a French pet name that means "darling." When Chouchou was three years old, she started taking piano lessons. Her proud father composed the Children's Corner as a present for her, even though it was much too hard for her to play at the time. The suite was meant to entertain Chouchou, since it starred her favorite toys.

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Learn more about Claude Debussy

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This Week's Quiz

Debussy wrote the Children's Corner Suite for his

 daughter

 wife

 mother

 aunt

The first movement of the Children's Corner Suite is about

 the Eiffel Tower

 gardens in Paris

 practicing the piano

 a playground

The last movement is called

 Wild Horsemen

 The Happy Farmer

 Golliwog's Cakewalk

 Hansel and Gretel

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Claude Debussy:

The Children's Corner

Claude Debussy had a daughter named Emma-Claude, but everyone called her Chouchou, a French pet name that means "darling." When Chouchou was three years old, she started taking piano lessons. Her proud father composed the Children's Corner as a present for her, even though it was much too hard for her to play at the time. The suite was meant to entertain Chouchou, since it starred her favorite toys.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Claude Debussy

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Debussy wrote the Children's Corner Suite for his

 daughter

 wife

 mother

 aunt

The first movement of the Children's Corner Suite is about

 the Eiffel Tower

 gardens in Paris

 practicing the piano

 a playground

The last movement is called

 Wild Horsemen

 The Happy Farmer

 Golliwog's Cakewalk

 Hansel and Gretel

 

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