Determine whether you prefer Debussy or Mahler after listening to works. Explain the reasons for your preference. Here we  find musical composers inspired by poetry and by philosophy. Identify  one (1) element within a work that you find interesting or intriguing by  either composer, with regard to the manner in which the work is  performed or conducted. Describe the types of things that inspire you to  creativity.

“Approaching Mahler and Debussy” –

  • Musical selections for Mahler – (Symphony No. 2, Finale; Resurrection Symphony) or (Symphony No. 1, 3rd Movement).
  • Musical selection for Debussy – (Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune)