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Father: Industry and Craftsmanship

Donald Macleod surveys the music Ravel wrote in connection with the people around him. Ravel's fascination with things mechanical and industrial was formed in the workshop of his father, an engineer and inventor.

Sites Auriculaires: Entre cloches
Stephen Coombs and Christopher Scott (pianos)
GAMUT cd 517
CD1 T6

L’Heure Espagnole (extract)
Jane Berbie (Concepcion)/ Jean Giraudeau (Torquemada)/ Gabriel Bacquier (Ramiro)/ Orchestre National de la R.T.F/ Lorin Maazel (cond)
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 423719 2
CD1 T3

Gaspard de la nuit
Angela Hewitt (piano)
HYPERION CDA 67341
CD2 T3

Bolero
LSO/ Pierre Monteux (cond)
PHILIPS 420869 2
CD1 T1

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Tue 21 Jul 2009 12:00

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