Chopin and Ravel

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Chopin¡¦s Ballade is described as a story ¡§carried forward by its own momentum, leaping ahead or lingering over some details but never backtracking.¡¨ While Ravel¡¦s Alborada del gracioso is a wild Spanish dance filled with leaps, twirls and excitement. Frederic Chopin (1810 ¡V 1849) and Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937), while exhibiting considerable differences in their works, are ranked as two of the most eminent composers in their contribution to piano music. Frederic Chopin is often regarded …

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…tone chord. 219-229 Final statement of the quaver motif, all in D major and ff. BIBLIOGRAPHY GROUNT, D.J. 1973, A History of Western Music, J.M. Dent & Sons, London. HUNEKER, J. 1966, Chopin, The Man and His Music, Dover Publications, New York. MELLERS, W. 1962, Man & His Music: Romanticism and the Twentieth Century, Barrie & Jenkins, London. MYERS, R. 1960, Ravel: His Life and Works, Duckworth, London. ORENSTEIN, A. 1968, Ravel: Man and His Music, Columbia University Press, New York.