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Ravel, (Joseph) Maurice locked

  • Barbara L. Kelly


(b Ciboure, Basses-Pyrénées, 7 March 1875; d Paris, 28 Dec 1937). French composer. He was one of the most original and sophisticated musicians of the early 20th century. His instrumental writing – whether for solo piano, for ensemble or for orchestra – explored new possibilities, which he developed at the same time as (or even before) his great contemporary Debussy, and his fascination with the past and with the exotic resulted in music of a distinctively French sensibility and refinement....

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Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
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International Musicological Society: Congress Report [1930-]
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