La Valse (Po (Piano Solo). By Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Edited by Maurice Ravel. For piano. Editions Durand. SMP Level 10 (Advanced). 24 pages. Editions Durand #DR0987100. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50560401).
Arranged by the composer for piano.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.
Location: from Philadelphia, PA
November 14, 2004
Great Tone Poem
Much of Ravel's famous music (Bolero is the exception) existed first as piano music and then as orchestral music. La Valse, however, is the opposite. It is a tone poem that both pays tribute to and mocks the Viennese waltz. Ravel has transcribed his own symphonic poem for piano solo,...
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