Impressionist music
Impressionism in music was a movement among various composers in Western classical music, mainly during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, whose music focuses on suggestion and atmosphere, "conve...
KATICA ILLÉNYI - Bolero
Violin: Katica Illenyi (Illényi Katica) Maurice Ravel: Bolero Arrangement: Rezső Ott (Ott Rezső) Győr Philharmonic Orchestra Con...
Impressionist music
An impressive performance of Ravel's Bolero by the orchestra directed by the Dutch violinist and conductor Andre Rieu.
Maurice Ravel
An impressive performance of Ravel's Bolero by the orchestra directed by the Dutch violinist and conductor Andre Rieu.
Claude Debussy - Afternoon of a Faun
A celebrated performance conducted by Leopold Stokowski with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London, 14 June 1972. Part 2 here: http://ww...
Claude Debussy - Prelude (water reflections)
Pianist: Arturo Michelangeli playing Claude Debussy's Reflets dans l'eau in D-flat major from Images Book 1. Reflets dans l'eau translates to Reflection...
Maurice Ravel - Jeux d'eau (Richter)
Richter plays Jeux d'eau.
Claude Debussy - Clair de lune
David Oistrakh plays beautifuly Claire de lune. Recorded in Paris, 1962, with Frida Bauer in piano. For whoever is wondering, you may have heard this music o...
Maurice Ravel - Piano concerto in G major
Alicia de Larrocha plays Ravel piano concerto in G 1st movement with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jesus Lopez-Cobos. Recorded live in 1997.
Maurice Ravel - Bolero
An impressive performance of Ravel's Bolero by the orchestra directed by the Dutch violinist and conductor Andre Rieu.
Claude Debussy
Achille-Claude Debussy ([aʃil klod dəbysi]; 22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist...
Maurice Ravel
Joseph-Maurice Ravel (7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, masterful orchestration, richly evocative harmonies and inventive instrum...
Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn
Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn is a minuet for solo piano written by Maurice Ravel in 1909 to mark the centenary of Joseph Haydn's death.
The piece is only 54 bars long and lasts for about a minute and...
Shéhérazade (Ravel)
Shéhérazade is the title of two works by the French composer Maurice Ravel.Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie, written in 1898 but unpublished, is a work for orchestra intended as the overture for an op...
Daphnis et Chloé
Daphnis et Chloé is a ballet with music by Maurice Ravel. Ravel described it as a "symphonie choréographique" (choreographic symphony). The scenario was adapted by Michel Fokine from an eponymous rom...
Boléro
Boléro is a one-movement orchestral piece by Maurice Ravel (1875–1937). Originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, the piece, which premiered in 1928, i...
Tzigane
Tzigane is a rhapsodic composition by the French composer Maurice Ravel. It was commissioned by and dedicated to Hungarian violinist Jelly d'Arányi, great-niece of the influential violin virtuoso Jose...
L'enfant et les sortilèges
L'enfant et les sortilèges: Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties (The Child and the Spells: A Lyric Fantasy in Two Parts) is an opera in one act, with music by Maurice Ravel to a libretto by Colette. It...
Violin Sonata No. 2 (Ravel)
Maurice Ravel's violin sonata for piano and violin is a sonata composed from 1923–1927. Ravel was inspired by the music of America, namely jazz and blues. When the composer was living in Montfort-l'A...
Le tombeau de Couperin (ballet)
Le tombeau de Couperin is a ballet made by New York City Ballet co-founder and founding choreographer George Balanchine to Maurice Ravel's 1919 music of the same title and orchestrated by the composer...
Valses nobles et sentimentales (Ravel)
The Valses nobles et sentimentales is a suite of waltzes composed by Maurice Ravel. The piano version was published in 1911, and an orchestral version was published in 1912. The title was chosen in h...
Piano Concerto (Ravel)
Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major was composed between 1929 and 1931. The concerto is in three movements and is heavily influenced by jazz, which Ravel had encountered on a concert tour of the...
Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Ravel)
The Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major was composed by Maurice Ravel between 1929 and 1930, concurrently with his Piano Concerto in G. It was commissioned by the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgen...
Gaspard de la nuit
Gaspard de la nuit: Trois poèmes pour piano d'après Aloysius Bertrand is a suite of pieces for solo piano by Maurice Ravel, written in 1908. It has three movements, each based on a poem or fantaisie f...
Piano Trio (Ravel)
Maurice Ravel's Trio for piano, violin and cello is a chamber work composed in 1914. Dedicated to Ravel's counterpoint teacher André Gedalge, the trio was first performed in Paris in January 1915, by ...
Miroirs
Miroirs is a suite for solo piano written by French composer Maurice Ravel between 1904 and 1905. First performed by Ricardo Viñes in 1906, Miroirs contains five movements, each dedicated to a fellow ...
Sonatine (Ravel)
Sonatine is a piano work written by Maurice Ravel. Although Ravel wrote in his autobiography that he wrote the Sonatine after his piano suite Miroirs, it seems to have been written between 1903 and 1...
Menuet antique
Menuet antique is a piece for solo piano composed by Maurice Ravel. The original piano version was written in 1895 and orchestrated by the composer in 1929. Ravel wrote the piece to pay tribute to Em...