Maurice Ravel

Born: 1875-1937
Nationality: French
Studied at the Conservatoire de Paris, first for piano and then for composition, where he was taught and mentored by Gabriel Fauré
Best Known For:
Being one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, along with Debussy
Notable Compositions:
For orchestra: Rapsodie espagnole, Shéhérazade, Le Tombeau de Couperin, La valse; for piano: Miroirs, Gaspard de
la nuit, Concerto for the Left Hand, Piano Concerto in G; ballets: Daphnis et Chloé, and Boléro; opera: L’enfant et les sortilèges
Curious Facts:
He viewed orchestration as a separate skill from composition, and spent time carefully studying each orchestral instrument to determine its individual color and possible effects
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