As a prestigious composer of the early 20th century, Maurice Ravel
's Piece in the Habanera style
, transcribed for the Cello by Paul Bazelaire
, contains many features which continue to make the composer's music popular and loved to this day.
Known for his masterful melodies and rich harmonies, Piece in the Habanera style
clearly exemplifies these qualities through flourishing Cello lines and evocative chordal and rhythmic Piano accompaniments. Moreover, Habanera rhythms heard throughout the piece create further excitement. All of these musical elements combine to create a highly enjoyable piece for the Cello repertoire. In addition, the clear print of separate Cello and Piano parts in this edition of Piece in the Habanera style
add to an irresistible purchase for budding cellists.