Maurice Ravel


M. 65

About this work...

Ravel's tiny Prélude (1913) is one of just a handful of pieces for piano that fill the gap between two of the composer's masterworks for the instrument, the Valses nobles et sentimentales (1911) and Le tombeau de Couperin (1917). Ravel wrote the Prélude for use as a sight-reading test at the Paris Conservatoire, and as... read more