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Stravinsky and Les Apaches

In January 1912 a remarkable concert took place in Paris featuring new works by four Apaches members and Stravinsky's Three Japanese Lyrics. Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of Ravel's interaction with "Les Apaches" by examining two major passions of the group, Russian music and poetry. We hear Ravel's setting of Tristan Klingsor's text and Florent Schmitt's Le Palais hanté, based on a poem from Edgar Allan Poe's "The House of Usher". To end there's the UK broadcast premiere of Delage's Ragamalika, specially recorded for the programme. With Jann Pasler, from the University of California, San Diego.

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Fri 5 Jul 2013 18:30

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