Daphnis et Chloé: suite, Issue 2

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Courier Dover Publications, 1999 - Music - 125 pages
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Commissioned by Diaghilev for the Ballet Russes, Ravel's orchestral masterpiece offers a rich musical setting of a Greek fable by Longus. This 20th-century classic displays the composer's genius for transmuting a traditional musical idiom into a fresh and stirring language of his own.
  

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Love this suite from day to night.

About the author (1999)

Maurice Ravel was one of the most original and sophisticated composers of the early 20th century. He wrote several operas, including "L'Enfant et les Sortileges" ("The Child and the Spell"), as well as ballets, and orchestral and chamber music. Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette collaborated with Ravel on "L'Enfant et les Sortileges" and wrote the libretto for it. Pegi Deitz Shea is the award-winning author of "The Carpet Boy's Gift," "Liberty Rising," "Patience Wright," "Tangled Threads," "Ten Mice for Tet," and "The Whispering Cloth," She lives in Rockville, Connecticut. Serena Riglietti has illustrated more than 50 children's books, including the Italian editions of the Harry Potter series.

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