L'enfant et les sortilèges

Maurice Ravel

L'enfant et les sortilèges

M. 71 • “The Child and the Magic”

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Although the finished product would not appear until 1925, Maurice Ravel had begun planning the opera (really a fantasie lyrique) L'Enfant et les sortilèges with librettist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (normally just credited as "Colette") as early as 1918. The partnership was neither particularly natural nor especially c... read more