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"Le Tombeau de Couperin" and Other Works

By Maurice Ravel

Solo piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Composed by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Masterworks; Piano Collection. Dover Edition. Impressionistic. Collection. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs).

Item Number: AP.6-29806X

ISBN 048629806X. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Impressionistic. 9x12 inches.

Essential pieces for intermediate and advanced pianists, reproduced from authoritative French scores. This superb compilation contains Ma mere l'oye [Mother Goose], Valse nobles et sentimentales, Le tombeau de Couperin: Suite pour piano, and La Valse as well as three shorter pieces: Prelude, A la maniere de Borodin (Valse) and A la maniere de Emmanuel Chabrier.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 9-10.

About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

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Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

  • Ma Mere l'Oye: Cinq pieces enfantines [Mother Goose: Five children's pieces] 
  • I. Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant [Pavane of Sleeping Beauty in the wood] 
  • II. Petit Poucet [Little Tom Thumb/Hop o' my thumb] 
  • III. Laideronnette, Imperatrice des pagodes ["Little Homely," Empress of the toy mandarins] 
  • IV. Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bte [Conversations of Beauty and the Beast] 
  • V. Le jardin feerique [The wondrous garden] 
  • Valses nobles et sentimentales [Elegant and lyrical waltzes] 
  • I. Modere 
  • II. Assez lent 
  • III. Modere 
  • IV. Assez anime 
  • V. Presque lent 
  • VI. Vif 
  • VII. Moins vif 
  • VIII. Epilogue: Lent 
  • Prelude 
  • A la maniere de ... Emmanuel Chabrier  Paraphrase sur un air de Gounod (Faust IIeme acte")"
  • [In the style of Emmanuel Chabrier - Paraphrase on a melody by Gounod ('Faust, Act II*)]  Ê
  • Le tombeau de Couperin: Suite pour le Piano [Couperin's tomb: Suite for piano] 
  • I. Prelude 
  • II. Fugue 
  • III. Forlane 
  • IV. Rigaudon 
  • V. Menuet 
  • VI. Toccata 
  • La Valse: Poeme choregraphique [The Waltz: Choreographic poem for orchestra]  Transcribed for piano by the composer
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  • May 14, 2011 Solid Collection

    This book is the companion to the other book published by Dover: Piano Masterpieces of Maurice Ravel. Together the two books contain nearly every solo piano work by Ravel. The "Piano Masterpieces of Maurice Ravel" contains Gaspard de la Niut, the Miroirs, and Jeux d'eau among other smaller works...

    . This book contains the massive Le Tombeau de Couperin, La Valse, and the Mother Goose Suite, among other smaller works. Both books are attractive and fantastic in their print quality. The pieces in this book are quite difficult. Very advanced...

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