Piano - Advanced
Composed by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Edited by Nancy Bricard. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Impressionistic; Masterwork. Book. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16807).
Item Number: AP.16807
This major 20th-century Neoclassical work is Ravel's last work for piano solo. A tombeau is a lament, and each of the six movements is intended as a musical epitaph to friends lost in the war. The difficulty found here, especially in the "Toccata," is understood when one learns that Ravel studied Liszt's transcendental etudes in preparations for writing the suite. The meticulously researched stylistic information and clear, accurate text of this performing edition will prove to be invaluable to the advanced pianist.
List/syllabus: Royal Conservatory List 2015.