Radio 3 Composer of the Week

Ravel, Maurice

Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, masterful orchestration, richly evocative harmonies and inventive instrumental textures and effects. Along with Claude Debussy, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music. Much of his piano music, chamber music, vocal music and orchestral music is part... read more

Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, master... read more

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Pierre Boulez conducts Ravel

Pierre Boulez conducts Ravel

Pierre Boulez, Jose Van Dam, Philippe Entremont, Harold Gomberg, Gill Gomez, Heather Harpe...

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