Miroirs, No. 3: Une Barque sur l'Ocean [composer's transcription]

Miroirs, No. 3: Une Barque sur l'Ocean [composer's transcription]

By Maurice Ravel / arr. Clinton Nieweg and Nancy Bradburd Item: 36-A645301
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A five-movement suite originally written by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) for solo piano, MIROIRS ("Mirrors") was written between 1904 and 1905, with each movement dedicated to a fellow member of the French avant-garde artist group Les Apaches. Ravel later orchestrated both the third movement called "Une barque sur l'océan" ("A Boat on the Ocean" - dedicated to Paul Sordes) and the fourth movement named "Alborada del gracioso" ("The Jester's Aubade" - dedicated to Michel-Dimitri Calvocoressi) himself. Ernesto Halffter later orchestrated the fifth movement ("La vallée des cloches" - "The Valley of the Bells" - dedicated to Maurice Delage), as did Percy Grainger, while Felix Günther scored movement two ("Oiseaux tristes" - "Sad Birds" - dedicated to Ricardo Viñes). Orchestrations of movement one ("Noctuelles" - "Moths" - dedicated to Léon-Paul Fargue) are more recent. This edition of the composer's transcription of "Une barque sur l'océan" has been edited by Clinton Nieweg and Nancy Bradburd. Instrumentation: 3(2&3dPicc).2+EH.2+BCl.2: 4.2.3.1: Timp.Perc(3): Harp(2).Clst: Str (9-8-7-6-5).

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Series: Kalmus Orchestra Library
Composed by: Maurice Ravel
Arranged by: Clinton Nieweg, Nancy Bradburd
Ensemble: Full Orchestra
Format: Conductor Score
Instrumentation: Full Orchestra, Ensemble Works
Item Number: 36-A645301
UPC: 735816264598

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