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Title
Le tombeau de Couperin
Composer
Maurice Ravel 1875-1937
Conductor
Hugh Wolff
Performer
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Publisher
Teldec, 1992
1 cd
Recording date
1992
Playing time
1:02:22
EAN
0090317400624
CDR
AFX0734
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20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Maurice Ravel

Joseph Maurice Ravel (7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected the term. In the 1920s and 1930s Ravel was internationally regarded as France's greatest living composer.

Born to a music-loving family, Ravel attended France's premier music college, the Paris Conservatoire; he was not well regarded by its conservative establishment, whose biased treatment of him caused a scandal. After leaving the conservatoire, Ravel found his own way as a composer, developing a style of great clarity and incorporating elements of modernism, baroque, neoclassicism and, in his later works, jazz. He liked to experiment with musical form, as in his best-known work, Boléro (1928), in which repetition takes the place of development. Renowned for his abilities in orchestration, Ravel made some…Read more on Wikipedia

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