Rapsodie espagnole

Maurice Ravel completed his Rapsodie espagnole, one of his first major orchestral works, in 1908. The music was first quickly written as a piano duet, and the orchestration took longer. The Habanera segment, however, had been written years before, and Ravel was insistent about dating the scores of that particular piece, as ha had been once accused of plagiarism. The Rapsodie espagnole reflects the profund influence of the spanish musical heritage imparted to Ravel by his Basque mother. Being a child, he would listen to her singing folksongs, and he would later ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Rapsodie espagnole - 1. Prélude à la nuit très modéré
Rapsodie espagnole - 2. Malaguena assez vif
Rapsodie espagnole - 3. Habanera assez lent et d'un rythme las
Rapsodie espagnole - 4. Feria assez animé

Maurice Ravel

Joseph-Maurice Ravel was a French composer known especially for his melodies, orchestral and instrumental textures and effects. Much of his piano music, ...
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