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At-A-Glance

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Composed: 1891

Length: c. 4 minutes

Orchestration: solo piano

About this Piece

The Deux Arabesques were the first solo piano works published by the young Debussy in 1891; he was still in his 20s. Well over 100,000 copies of the first Arabesque were sold during the composer’s lifetime; it was immediately popular and still remains so.