joyeux anniversaire, monsieur ravel!

Today is Maurice Ravel’s birthday, which seemed as good a reason as any to post a few video clips of some favorite pieces.  Enjoy!

String Quartet in F major: Assez vif – Très rythmé (1902-03)

L’heure espagnole – Finale (1907-09)

Gaspard de la Nuit: Scarbo (1909)

Deux mélodies hébraïques: “Kaddisch” (1914)

Piano Trio: Final (1914)

Piano Concerto in G major: Adagio assai (1929-31)

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (1932-33)


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One response to “joyeux anniversaire, monsieur ravel!

  1. Jo

    Great video. Beautiful music. Some of the comments are hilarious!!!

    I especially liked:

    “the way mark wahlberg and hillary clinton interact in this is a wonderful thing” @calebpaxton 1 month ago

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