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19856137
19856137

Pavane pour une Infante defunte, Orchestra version

By Maurice Ravel

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Orchestra [2, 1, 2, 2 - 2, 0, 0, 0], harp, strings
Composed by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Edited by Carl Simpson. This edition: Paperback. Transcriptions, Original Works. Impressionist; French. Study Score. 24 pages. Published by Serenissima (SA.19641).

Item Number: SA.19641
ISBN 9781932419641. Impressionist; French. 6.69 x 9.61 inches.

Ravel composed the original piano version of this piece in 1899 after resuming his studies at the Paris Conservatory. It was published the next year and became an overnight success. Despite some self-criticism of his youthful work for being "poor in form", Ravel thought well enough of it to prepare an orchestral version in late 1910, which was given its premiere under the baton of Henry Wood at the Manchester Gentlemen's Concerts on 27 February 1911. This newly-engraved critical edition will be appreciated by Ravel fans, students, and conductors everywhere.