Maurice Ravel

Quiz Yourself About the Life and Music of

Maurice Ravel

What are the dates for Ravel?

Why is Ravel’s ancestry important in assessing his overall musical style?

Did Ravel win the coveted Prix de Rome?

What work first brought Ravel international fame and success?

Who was Serge Diaghilev?

What composer did Ravel idolize above all others?

What was Ravel’s stated aim as a composer?

What is one of Ravel’s most important contributions to 20th century music?

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What was Ravel’s main instrument?

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What is an interesting aspect of many of Ravel’s orchestral works?

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What are some of the technical musical characteristics of Ravel’s music?

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What famous quote by Ravel sums up his philosophy of music?

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How many symphonies did Ravel compose?

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What was Ravel’s cause of death?

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