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Ravel: life and works

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Published by T. Yoseloff in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ravel, Maurice, -- 1875-1937

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Rollo H. Myers.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15101036M
    ISBN 100715605666
    LC Control Number61001931
    OCLC/WorldCa378006


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Maurice Ravel was a 19th and early 20th century French composer of classical music. His best known works are Bolero and Daphnis et Chloé.Born: By Maurice Ravel / ed.

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Powerfully poetic and vividly descriptive, the music exhibits Ravel's inventiveness and compositional precision. Each is improvisatory in character and free inCategory: Piano Collection.

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Author: Rollo H. Myers. Ravel is a beguiling and original evocation of the last ten years in the life of the musical genius Ravel, written by novelist Jean Echenoz. The book opens in as Maurice Ravel—dandy, eccentric, curmudgeon—crosses the Atlantic abroad the luxury liner the SS France to begin his triumphant grand tour of the United States.

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Arbie Orenstein Ravel: Man and Musician Dover Publications, ; ISBN ; pages The standard Ravel biography by the world’s foremost authority—brilliantly detailed and documented, filled with quotations from letters, interviews with the composer’s friends, an illuminating analysis of each of his works, a study of his musical.

At the same time, this page book summarizes the life and times of a composer whose body of work has been overshadowed by a handful of immensely popular pieces, notably ''Bolero,'' but also the ballet ''Daphnis et Chloë,'' the orchestral works ''Rhapsodie Espagnole'' and ''Pavane Pour une Infante Défunte,'' the chamber piece ''Tzigane.

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A charming biography of Maurice Ravel, showing the relationships and events that shaped the music of France's most successful composer. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive/5.

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The Life, Times and Music of Maurice Ravel The French Connection The Best of Times and the Worst of Times Maurice Ravel was born in into a world that was rapidly changing.

Advances had been made in the sciences. In years to come, the world would feel the influence of Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein. It was a strange period for File Size: 82KB. Ravel.

By Roger Nichols. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, [xii, p. ISBN $] Music examples, illustrations, works list, bibliography, index.

Publications about Maurice Ravel and his music, especially those from British and American scholars, have increased in quantity and quality in recent years. 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Completed inLa valse was conceptualized over an extended period of time.

Maurice Ravel originally composed La valse as an orchestral work in andpaying homage to the Viennese “King of the Waltz,” Johann Strauss, Jr. Best Ravel Works: 10 Essential Pieces By The Great Composer Boléro.

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Maurice Ravel was born in in Ciboure, a small village in the Basque region of France, separated from the city of Saint-Jean-de-Luz by the Nivelle River. The first thirty-five years of the life of his mother, Marie Delouart, are a near-total blank.

Maurice Ravel: A Life is the first convincing attempt to paint a portrait of the life and work of the hitherto enigmatic composer of Bolero, Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, and L'enfant Et Les Sortileges. Ivry offers here a convincing solution to the much-discussed "mystery" of Ravel's sexuality.3/5(4).

Maurice Ravel was among the most significant and influential composers of the early 20th century. Although he is frequently linked with Claude Debussy as an exemplar of musical impressionism, and some of their works have a surface resemblance, Ravel possessed an independent voice that grew out of his love of a broad variety of styles, including the French Baroque, Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Spanish.

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Ravel is notoriously hard to interpret. Playing him requires virtuosity, but virtuosity worn so light it’s almost transparent – Ravel isn’t interested in difficultly qua difficulty, after. A Ravel Reader: Correspondence, Articles, Interviews, compiled and edited by Arbie Orenstein.

Dover Publications (31 E. 2nd St., Mineola, NY ), pp. $ A Ravel Reader provides provacative readings into the life and times of Maurice Ravel by presenting the composer in is own words, both written and spoken. Shop and Buy Ravel: Miroirs sheet music.

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Nichols quotes many thousands of remarks and articles about Ravel, the quotations embedded in the paragraphs or even sentences of his own writing. Claude Debussy, in full Achille-Claude Debussy, (born AugSaint-Germain-en-Laye, France—died MaParis), French composer whose works were a seminal force in the music of the 20th century.

He developed a highly original system of harmony and musical structure that expressed in many respects the ideals to which the Impressionist and Symbolist painters and.

Ivry is particularly good at relating Ravel's work to his life, and if at the end of the book the composer remains a remote, somewhat chilly figure, that seems to have been Ravel's choice.

Maurice Ravel‟s Life Ravel was born in in the Basque village of Ciboure. Three months after his birth, his family moved to Paris. He grew up in Paris, and he studied at the Conservatore. Bysome of Ravel‟s works had received performances at the Societe Nationale. (Editions Durand).

The largest one-volume collection available of Ravel's piano music, at a value price, in the original editions.

Includes 30 pieces. Contents: Serenade Grotesque * Menuet en ut diese mineur * La Parade * Pavane pour une infante defunte * Jeux d'eau * Sonatine * Menuet sur Brand: Durand/Salabert.

A very small house, with a grand view, where the famed composer Maurice Ravel lived the last 20 years of his life, and composed his famous Bolero. A fascinating guided visit in the house that was kept intact since the composer died in the late 30s/5(37).

Maurice Ravel played a decisive role in the history of modern French music. This reader captures the essence of this enigmatic man through his own words, both written and spoken.

This compilation of articles by Ravel (who was a brilliant critic) features reviews, interviews, and some letters from Cocteau, Colette, de Falla, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, and others. This book opens up the life of my favorite composer in the best way possible.

I loved every minute in reading it. Ravel was a mysterious composer who "broke the mold", not predictable like Debussy. His ballet Daphnis and Chloe is the greatest symphonic work ever composed/5(14).

Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite began life as a piano suite based on the Mother Goose short stories, not nursery rhymes. Out of these stories emerge a variety of situations to be described musically, all of which are ideal for the dramatic, film/TV, and game composer.

Ravel, Dutilleux and Delage Barbican Sir Simon Rattle Ravel, Dutilleux and Delage Sir Simon Rattle conducts and evocative programme showcasing masterful works by three pre-eminent French composers.

Book-ending this concert are two works by Maurice Ravel, Le tombeau de Couperin and the popular second suite from Daphnis et Chloe.