Ravel - L'Enfant et les sortilèges
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Clocks go back: classical music for your extra hour
6. Ravel - L'Enfant et les sortilèges
The grandfather clock is so important in Ravel's opera that it's given an entire singing role, performed by a baritone. The music tells the story of a child who's being reprimanded for destroying objects… by the objects themselves, who've come to life thanks to a few unusual spells.