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Maurice Ravel; variations on his life and work

Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt

Maurice Ravel; variations on his life and work

by Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt

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Published by Chilton Book Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. H. Stuckenschmidt. Translated from the German by Samuel R. Rosenbaum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.R23 S753
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5614531M
    LC Control Number68022690

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    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 . Maurice Ravel originally composed La valse as an orchestral work in and , paying homage to the Viennese “King of the Waltz,” Johann Strauss, Jr. What was initially to be titled Wien (Vienna), became a “choreographic poem” named La valse when it was ultimately finished in as a commission from ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev.

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Variations on His Life and WorkBook Edition: First Ediiton So Stated. Maurice Ravel, in full Joseph-Maurice Ravel, (born March 7,Ciboure, France—died DecemParis), French composer of Swiss-Basque descent, noted for his musical craftsmanship and perfection of form and style in such works as Boléro (), Pavane pour une infante défunte (; Pavane for a Dead Princess), Rapsodie espagnole (), the ballet.

Maurice Ravel was a noted French composer of Swiss-Basque descent. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Maurice Ravel was a noted French composer of Swiss-Basque descent. Born in the latter half of the nineteenth century in a small village near Saint-Jean-de-Luz in France he. When Ravel had begun work on his Piano Concerto in G Major, one of the best and most successful of his late compositions, he was approached by the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein in Wittgenstein had lost his right arm in the war but had no intention of giving up his career.

He wanted Ravel to compose a piano concerto for the left hand!File Size: 82KB. 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.

More than simply "outing" Ravel as a gay man for the first time among numerous. Maurice Ravel was born on March 7,in Ciboure, France. Ravel was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire at and later studied with Gabriel Fauré. His ballet Daphnis et Chloé was Born:   Stuckenschmidt HH: Maurice Ravel: Variations on His Life and Work, Rosenbaum SR (trans).

Philadelphia, Clifton Book Co,pp Philadelphia, Clifton Book Co,pp Download PDFCited by: 3. Like his fellow French composers Satie and Debussy, Ravel was fascinated by American popular music including ragtime and jazz, according to Howard Pollack, author of George Gershwin: His Life and Work.

“That had pretty much been in the air in Paris for a while,” Pollack wrote. In ''Maurice Ravel: A Life,'' he argues that Ravel's hidden homosexuality was central to his life and therefore to his art, that it explains both the aridness of his human relationships and the sensuality of his music.

Ivry believes he has provided a key to better a understanding of Ravel and his work. this page book summarizes the. Deborah Mawer and Jonathan Cross The Cambridge Companion to Ravel (Cambridge Companions to Music) Cambridge University Press, ; ISBN ; pages This Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to the life, music and compositional aesthetic of French composer Maurice Ravel (SH).

Leading international scholars offer a powerful reassessment of this most private and elusive musician, examining his work. Maurice Ravel: Trois Chansons and World War I. () Directed by Dr. Welborn E. Young. 62pp. Maurice Ravel () began writing Trois Chansons in November of and completed it in February of the following year.

Durand Musical Editions published the composition in File Size: 2MB. 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. No one would deny that the sometimes beloved, often reviled Boléro by Maurice Ravel () is repetitive.

The French composer himself criticized his most popular work as. Further Reading on Maurice Joseph Ravel. Rollo H. Myers, Ravel: Life and Works (), and Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt, Maurice Ravel: Variations on His Life and Work (trans.

), are not intended as scholarly works, but they are dependable and useful. Norman r Books. pp. Madeleine : The Life of Maurice Holt and Company.

pp. Benjamin e Ravel: A. 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.texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "Bolero: the life of Maurice Ravel". - Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (), performed by Ken Sasaki [free recording courtesy ] - Thomas Little: Dance!

#2 in E minor, Op. 1 No. 2, performed by Rachel Fellows.