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Composer of the Week: Maurice Ravel


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(1875-1937) Donald Macleod begins his survey of the life and works of Maurice Ravel in the south of France, where Ravel was born to a Basque mother and Swiss father. He traces Ravel's early life and his friendship with the Spanish pianist Ricardo Vines , who gave the first performances of much of Ravel's piano music.
Jeux d'Eau Pascal Roge (piano)
Menuet Antique Robert Casadesus (piano) Suite: Ma Mère /'Oye Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
Gaspardde la Nuit Martha Argerich (piano) Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Maurice Ravel
Pianist: Ricardo Vines
Piano: Pascal Roge
Piano: Robert Casadesus
Pianos: Marielle Labeque
Piano: Nuit Martha Argerich
Producer: Lyndon Jones

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Composer of the Week: Maurice Ravel

BBC Radio 3, 10 January 2000 9.00

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