Although the moods may vary throughout these evocative works, the elegance and subtly shifting energies of their musical language could only be those of Maurice Ravel. Includes Rapsodie Espangnole, Ravel's first entirely orchestral composition; the magical Mother Goose Suite; Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; and Pavane for a Dead Princess.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-09 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
This volume brings together a collection of the orchestral works of the composer Giacomo Meyerbeer. He is remembered as one of the great figures of 19th-century opera—a master of brilliant vocalism, impassioned drama and vivid orchestral power and colour. His operas are noted for their precise construction and urgent propulsion,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-25 - Publisher: OUP Oxford
This revised, updated, and expanded edition of the definitive catalogue of works by Sir William Walton (1902-83) follows the completion of the William Walton Edition. A comprehensive source of musical and documentary information relevant to Walton's life and work, the catalogue features full details of composition dates, instrumentation, first performance,