Maurice Ravel

French Composers’ Names – Maurice Ravel

What better day to post this than on his birthday? Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer a too frequently associated with impressionist music (I think that it’s a bit more complicated than this…), and he is the next installment in our French Composers’ Names series.

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And here is a nice performance of the first movement of his String Quartet in F, Op. 35:

Maurice Ravel - String Quartet in F - 1. Allegro moderato - Très doux

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