An Introduction to Ravel's "Boléro" and "Ma mère l'oye"

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2001
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943803226
  • Catalog Number: 8558032-33
  • Sales rank: 311,421

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–28 Discussion/Introduction to Ravel's "Boléro," ballet for orchestra - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (29:31)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
    1. 1Introduction; cue to unadorned Bolero rhythm, Part 1
    2. 2Bolero rhythm, Part 2: an extended variation of Part 1
    3. 3Motto rhythm complete
    4. 4But here we have snare drums and plucked violas and cellos
    5. 5Section 1: Introduction of 'the theme'
    6. 6Flute continues with Part 2 of theme
    7. 7Section 2: Complete statement of theme by clarinet as flute joins 'motto' group
    8. 8Introduction of 'discordant' harp into the unfolding picture
    9. 9Section 3: Bassoon introduces closely related variant of theme
    10. 10...but then veers upwards, slowing rhythm and introducing new syncopation
    11. 11Section 4: 'Petite' E flat clarinet takes over theme, including variants
    12. 12Section 5: Oboe d'amore takes over theme but returns to its original form
    13. 13Section 6: Theme now shared by two instruments: muted trumpet and flute
    14. 14Section 7: Tenor saxophone takes Theme as trumpet replaces horn in 'motto'
    15. 15Section 8: Theme taken by soprano saxophone 'espressivo'
    16. 16Section 9: Theme: celeste, piccolos and horn
    17. 17Section 10: Theme: Oboes, horns, clarinets
    18. 18Section 11: Theme taken by First Trombone, complete with jazzy slides
    19. 19Section 12: Theme: flutes, oboes, clarinets, sax
    20. 20Section 13: Violins at last take the main tune, joining massed winds
    21. 21Section 14: Violins divide into four groups, each 'double-stopping'
    22. 22Section 15: Trumpet, trombone 2 and tuba join the foreground
    23. 23Section 16: First trombone and soprano saxophone 'rejoin' theme
    24. 24Section 17: Fortissimo
    25. 25Section 18: Entire orchestra now employed, 'as loudly as possible'
    26. 26Section 19: Sudden, amazing change of key, lurching from C to E major
    27. 27Section 20: Key now lurches back to C, as jazzy trombones whiningly protest
    28. 28Cue to complete performance
  2. 29 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano) - Maurice Ravel (16:16)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
Disc 2
  1. 1–9 Discussion/Introduction to Ravel's "Ma mère l'oye," ballet for orchestra: Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant" - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:20)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
    1. 1Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    2. 2Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    3. 3Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    4. 4Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    5. 5Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    6. 6Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    7. 7Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    8. 8Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
    9. 9Discussion of "Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant"
  2. 10 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant - Maurice Ravel (1:41)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
  3. 11–19 Discussion/Introduction to Ravel's "Ma mère l'oye," ballet for orchestra: Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)" - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:35)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
    1. 11Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    2. 12Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    3. 13Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    4. 14Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    5. 15Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    6. 16Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    7. 17Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    8. 18Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
    9. 19Discussion of "Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)"
  4. 20 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb) - Maurice Ravel (3:28)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
  5. 21–27 Discussion/Introduction to Ravel's "Ma mère l'oye," ballet for orchestra: Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pago - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
    1. 21Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
    2. 22Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
    3. 23Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
    4. 24Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
    5. 25Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
    6. 26Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
    7. 27Discussion of "Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes"
  6. 28 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes - Maurice Ravel (3:57)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
  7. 29–38 Discussion/Introduction to Ravel's "Ma mère l'oye," ballet for orchestra: Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
    1. 29Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    2. 30Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    3. 31Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    4. 32Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    5. 33Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    6. 34Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    7. 35Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    8. 36Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    9. 37Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
    10. 38Discussion of "Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête"
  8. 39 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête - Maurice Ravel (4:14)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
  9. 40–50 Discussion/Introduction to Ravel's "Ma mère l'oye," ballet for orchestra: Discussion of "Le jardin féerique" - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:03)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
    1. 40Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    2. 41Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    3. 42Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    4. 43Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    5. 44Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    6. 45Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    7. 46Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    8. 47Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    9. 48Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    10. 49Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
    11. 50Discussion of "Le jardin féerique"
  10. 51 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Le jardin féerique - Maurice Ravel (4:00)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
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