(1875 - 1937)
1) his development as a composer, by arranging the selections in chronological order from his earliest successes to his final works, and
2) his method of working from the piano to the orchestra, by offering both piano and orchestral versions of the same works (when applicable).
This gives you an opportunity to hear and appreciate both Ravel’s remarkable pianistic innovations, as well as his superb orchestration.
Introduction by Maestro Eylar
With the Ravel audio selections, I am going to take a different approach, which I hope you all will enjoy. I will try to illustrate two important aspects regarding Ravel, namely: