So, so smooth: and not a snare drum in sight.
Maurice Ravel Guides
It’s not just the snare drummer that has a hard time in Ravel’s lengthy epic…
See? You don’t need that saxophone at all!
This one is an absolute stunner.
It’s not just about stamina.
Ravel's unique work for a war veteran gave the piano repertoire a dark and sombre masterpiece.
On last Sunday's Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Classical Music, Catherine Bott asks 'What is impressionism in music?' Here's the remarkable story of the neglected, and possibly first, impressionist composer.
Jane Jones marks both the Winter Olympics and St. Valentine’s Day with a work which is associated with both occasions.
He wrote the ice skaters’ favourite Bolero, a jazzy Piano Concerto and a Pavane for a Dead Princess. Find out more about the complex composer Maurice Ravel.
Despite his outward punctiliousness in all areas of his life, Ravel’s music contains a fascinating depth of passion, experimentation and exoticism.
Discover the story behind Ravel's Boléro, the composer's most popular work.
Classic FM uncovers the true passions and influences on Maurice Ravel's life and music.
Discover the the life of Maurice Ravel, and the forces that inspired the great French composer
Find out what it is about Maurice Ravel that makes him so great.
Three members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot have been jailed for hooliganism after they staged a guerrilla concert - but who is the classical music equivalent?