Ravel - Evergreen Profile Book 3 Author:Vladimir Jankelevitch Born in June of 1875, Maurice Ravel spent most of his childhood in Paris, where he studied under Anthiome and de Beriot at the Paris Conservatoire. His interest in contemporary production led him to studies of Chabrier, of Satie, of Liszt and of various Russians, who influenced him considerably. His own creative outlook, however, was definite an... more »d individual from the very outset.
Through a new dimension in biography - a full pictorial documentation - Jankelevitch enables the reader to actually see Ravel's life, as well as understand his famous and prolific music career. ...The combination of biography and musical analysis, of accurate critique and captivating style, makes this book exciting to read as a basic and compact reference work.« less