Series: Music in Context
Paperback: 285 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition (March 15, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.6 x 9.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 1276826
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Maurice Ravel's operas L'Heure espagnole (1907/1911) and L'Enfant et les sortilèges (1919-25) are pivotal works in the composer's relatively small œuvre. Emerging from periods shaped by very distinct musical concerns and historical circumstances, these two vastly different works nevertheless share qualities that reveal the heart of Ravel's compositional aesthetic. In this comprehensive study, Emily Kilpatrick unites musical, literary, biographica...