Valses nobles et sentimentales (Ravel, Maurice)

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Carolus (2011/6/27)

Performer Pages Ivan Ilić (piano)
Publisher Info. Paris: Ivan Ilić
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Misc. Notes Studio recording, May 2005
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Rgagnaux (2017/10/25)

Performers Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI di Roma (orchestra)
Hans Rosbaud (conductor)
Publisher Info. Rome: RAI, 1959.
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Misc. Notes Recorded March 24, 1959, Auditorium del Foro Italico, Rome. On the right: Maurice Ravel, a quotation from a ParisEnImages-picture, Photographes Roger­Viollet / Boris Lipnitzki, Numéro d'image: 696­14, Numéro d'inventaire: LIP­16367
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Rgagnaux (2017/10/29)

Performer Pages Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Ernest Ansermet (conductor)
Publisher Info. London: Decca, 1953.
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Misc. Notes Recorded May/June, 1953 Victoria Hall Geneva
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Rgagnaux (2017/11/5)

Performers Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI di Roma (orchestra)
Bruno Maderna (conductor)
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Reissue Schattdorf: Gagnaux Collection, 1960.
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Misc. Notes Recorded December 23, 1960, Rome. On the right: Bruno Maderna, a quotation from a ParisEnImages-picture, Photographes Roger­Viollet / Boris Lipnitzki, Numéro d'image: 73181-4, Numéro d'inventaire: LIP-2222-007
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1911. Plate D. & F. 8247.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate D. & F. 8476
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Daphnis (2007/6/17)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate D. & F. 8476
Reprinted Le Tombeau de Couperin and Valses Nobles et Sentimentales in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 2001.
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Misc. Notes 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B, A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, tambourine, bells, cymbals, bass drum, celesta, 2 harps, strings
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Ottaviano (2009/12/2)

14 more: Oboe 1/2, English Horn • Clarinet 1/2 (B♭, A) • Bassoon 1/2 • Horn 1/2, 3/4 (F) • Trumpet 1/2 (C) • Trombone 1/2, 3, Tuba • Timpani, Tambourine, Cymbals, / Snare Drum, Bells, Triangle, Bass Drum • Celesta • Harp 1/2 • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Carolus (2009/7/13)

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Generoso (2009/2/7)

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Ottaviano (2009/12/2)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate D. & F. 8476
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Homerdundas (2015/7/10)

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Daphnis (2011/8/25)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877-1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie, 1918. Plate D. & F. 9549.
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Jujimufu (2017/5/12)

Arranger Nikolaos-Laonikos Psimikakis-Chalkokondylis (b. 1989)
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Misc. Notes 3 fl, 2 ob, eng hn, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 4 hn in F, harp, vln I, vln II, vla, vlc, db
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General Information

Work Title Valses nobles et sentimentales
Alternative. Title
Composer Ravel, Maurice
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.61
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMR 54
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 waltzes
  1. Modéré, très franc (G major)
  2. Assez lent, avec une expression intense (G minor)
  3. Modéré (E minor)
  4. Assez animé (A major)
  5. Presque lent, dans un sentiment intime (E major)
  6. Vif (C major)
  7. Moins vif (C major/A major)
  8. Épilogue. Lent (G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1911
First Performance. 1911-05-09 in Paris, Salle Gaveau
First Publication. 1912
Dedication Louis Aubert
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano
also orchestrated by Ravel" (see "Arrangements and Transcriptions" tab)
External Links Maurice-Ravel.net
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Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1911
  • Orchestrated by Ravel in 1912, for performance as a ballet entitled Adélaïde, ou le langage des fleurs.