Maurice Ravel


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Noun1.Maurice Ravel - French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)Maurice Ravel - French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
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Maurice Ravel was an early 20th-century composer whose compositions are still studied around the world in conservatories and universities.
The range of his career is truly impressive, illustrated by a recording catalogue that includes discs of songs by Charles Ives, Maurice Ravel, Samuel Barber.
The pianist Francesca Leonardi, who plays on the previous two CDs is present here as well in three of the duo's favourite French pieces, the Cesar Franck and Maurice Ravel Sonatas for violin and piano and Ravel's brilliant Tzigane or Gypsy Song.
After Maurice Ravel and Emil Zatopek, Echenoz turns in this instance to the life of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), whom he sketches in the transparent disguise of one "Gregor," an abundantly gifted man of science.
15 Chester Achille-Claude Debussy (1862-1918) was a French composer, who along with Maurice Ravel, was one of the most prominent figures working within the field of impressionist music.
7", "sol major sonata" of Maurice Ravel, and "Roman Dances" of Bela Bartok.
Zank, who has taught musicology at several US universities, examines irony in the music of Maurice Ravel through his fascinations with dynamics, counterpoint, orchestration, exotic influences, multisensorial perception.
And yet I still had so much music in my head," lamented Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) near the end of his life (1).
This adaptation of the opera L'Enfant et les Sortileges (The Child and the Spell) by Maurice Ravel tells of a boy's adventure with familiar objects around him that come alive after he takes out his anger on them.
Contemplative piano music that might suggest Bill Evans or Maurice Ravel for a moment, but is really from a strange and wonderful place of its own.
Maurice Ravel was best known for ``Bolero,'' a piece that ran on and on.
In Ravel, his twelfth book for Editions de Minuit, he turns toward a nonfictional genre, biography, as he focuses upon the last ten years of the life of the French composer Maurice Ravel (1875-1937).