Selected Favorites by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Edited by Maurice Hinson. For Piano. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Impressionistic; Masterwork. Advanced; Early Advanced. Book. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.4865).
Ravel was classicist with Romantic tendencies who was greatly influenced by Liszt. His pianistic tecture is filled with tapestry-like beauty that is oftern characterized by his preference for Hispanic elements as well as early dance forms. The editor has selected has selected 12 pieces that challenge advancing pianists, including "Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête" from Ma mère L'oye, "Habanera" and other interesting and captivating pieces.