Maurice Ravel: Jeux D' Eau

Books | Piano

Publisher: G. Schirmer
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
Jeux d'Eau, (The Play of Water) composed in 1901, was Ravel's first important Piano composition. This work brought together a new pianistic technique and daring impressionistic harmonies. It is a marvellous blend of bi-tonality, pentatonicism and impressionism. Ravel wanted the piece played with a crystal clear, bubbling touch, emphasising the lively, sparkling quality of water. The title suggests this joyous sensuality. This is a Great Performers Edition, with notes by Gaby Casadesus, wife of the great pianist Robert Casadesus, according to his notes.
Skill Level: Advanced Explain this
No of pages: 16
Language: English
Catalogue No: GS50135
 
     

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