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Boulez and Ravel

Complete performances of Ravel's La valse and Boulez's Le marteau sans maitre, two French tributes to a lost Vienna.

Two French tributes to a lost Vienna: Ravel's La Valse and Boulez's Le Marteau sans maître. Extracts from both pieces featured earlier this evening in "The Listening Service", but this is a chance to hear them in full.

Ravel: La Valse
Martha Argerich, Sergio Tiempo (pianos)

Boulez: Le Marteau sans maître
Hilary Summers (contralto)
Ensemble Intercontemporain
Pierre Boulez.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse, choreographic poem [arr for 2 pianos]

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Sergio Tiempo.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends - Live from the Lugano Festival 2011.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piece en forme de Habanera

    Performer: Ida Haendel. Performer: Geoffrey Parsons.
    • Testament.

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