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Mother: Spain and Visions of Childhood

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 20 July 2009

Donald Macleod surveys the music Ravel wrote in connection with the people around him, beginning with pieces associated with the composer's mother and the Basque heritage which was so important to him.

Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera/ Chanson populaires no 1: Chanson espagnole
Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano)/ Dalton Baldwin (piano)
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Ma mère l’Oye
Pascal Rogé and Denise-Francoise Rogé (piano)
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Rapsodie espagnole
Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Seiji Ozawa (cond)
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Le tombeau de Couperin (extract: Toccata)
Angela Hewitt (piano)
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L’Enfant et les sortilèges [excerpt]
Pamela Helen Stephen (L’Enfant)/ Rinat Shaham (squirrel)/ New London Children’s Choir/ London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra / André Previn (cond)
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Music Played

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    Maurice Ravel Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera/ Chanson populaires no 1: Chanson espagnole

    Performers: Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano)/ Dalton Baldwin (piano)

    EMI 569299 2

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    Maurice Ravel Ma mère l'Oye

    Performers: Pascal Rogé and Denise-Francoise Rogé (piano)

    EMI 569299 2

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Rapsodie espagnole

    Performers: Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Seiji Ozawa (cond)

    DECCA 440836 2

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin (extract: Toccata)

    Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

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  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel L'Enfant et les sortilèges [excerpt]

    Performers: Pamela Helen Stephen (L’Enfant)/ Rinat Shaham (squirrel)/ New London Children’s Choir/ London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra / André Previn (cond)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 457589 2

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