REBECCA MONAGHAN “ATTACK, DECAY, SUSTAIN, RELEASE”

Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release In Debussy’s Prélude à l’Après-midi d’un faune, velvety flutes warm the listener so very quietly at first, while bright harp strings interweave before being gently drawn towards the rounded, mellow tones of the oboe. Debussy was a master of timbre – the qualities of a musical tone that characterise different instruments. […]