Donald Macleod explores the effect of the WWI on the music of Maurice Ravel, as the composer commemorates the fallen and goes on to develop a leaner style to match the new Jazz Age.
Donald Macleod explores the effect of the Great War on the music of Maurice Ravel, as the composer commemorates the fallen, and develops a leaner style to match the times. Ravel discovers the blues, and incorporates jazz idioms in his later works.
Le Tombeau de Couperin: Prelude
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Le Tombeau de Couperin: Menuet, Rigaudon
London Symphony Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Sonata for Violin and Cello (movts 1 & 2)
Marcia Crayford, violin
Christopher van Kampen, cello
Concerto for the left hand in D major
Steven Osborne, piano
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor.