Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 1

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Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 1

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Naxos

Catalogue No:

NBD0030

Discs:

1

Release date:

29th Oct 2012

Barcode:

0730099003063

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Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 1


Ravel:

Alborada del gracioso (orchestral version)

Pavane pour une infante défunte

Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera

Jennifer Gilbert (violin)

Shéhérazade - Ouverture de féerie

Menuet antique

Boléro


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Ravel orchestrated his piano pieces Alborada del gracioso and Pavane pour une infante défunte to great effect; the former gains in suggestive colour, and the latter evokes nostalgic pathos. Another orchestrated work is the Menuet antique, which is redolent of old French dance forms Rapsodie espagnole, Ravel’s first major orchestral work, shimmers with expectancy and bursts into Spanish dance rhythms, themes he pursued in Pièce en forme de habanera. His earliest orchestral work, the ‘fairy overture’ Shéhérazade, is all that remains of a planned opera based on The Thousand and One Nights. The famous Boléro, an ‘orchestrated crescendo’ of undimmed power, has proved one of the most popular works in all classical music.

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