Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)

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Maurice Ravel (1875-1937 : France) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4370172

Gaspard de la nuit (1) artwork

Gaspard de la nuit (1) Maurice Ravel Soloists: Walter Gieseking Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5 747932

Maurice Ravel Conductor: Valery Gergiev Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: LSO Live Catalogue ID: LSO 0693

Maurice Ravel Conductor: Pierre Boulez Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra Soloists: Pierre-Laurent Aimard Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 8770

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Nicholas McCarthy pianist

‘There are 3,000 works for left-hand alone – so there’s certainly enough to be getting on with’ – Nicholas McCarthy

Ravel Bolero snare drum

These are the 29 stages of listening to Ravel’s Boléro

relaxed conductor bolero

This is absolutely how you should conduct Ravel’s Bolero

Ravel Left Hand Piano Concerto Jean-Efflam Bavouze

'When I play Ravel’s Left Hand Concerto my goal is to make it sound like I have THREE hands'

jazz bolero

This jazz version of Ravel’s Bolero will make your jaw drop

ravel bolero viola part

JOYOUS: this is what happens when the viola section gets bored during Bolero

Bolero on a cello

Four guys play Bolero on one cello - and it's deeply satisfying