La valse, M.72 (Ravel, Maurice)

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Lucas-coelho (2021/7/30)

Performer Pages Detroit Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Paul Paray (conductor)
Publisher Info. Mercury, 1963. MG 50313.
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Misc. Notes Source: Internet Archive
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Vangi (2019/5/5)

Performer Pages Philadelphia Orchestra (orchestra)
Eugene Ormandy (conductor)
Publisher Info. Sony Classical - enregistrement original, 1963.
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Carolus (2010/6/7)

Performer Pages Neal O'Doan (Piano)
Nancy O'Doan (Piano)
Publisher Info. Pandora Records/Al Goldstein Archive
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Carolus (2010/11/24)

Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Performers Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, piano
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Pnorcks (2024/7/19)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1921. Plate D. & F. 9885.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1921. Plate D. & F. 10080.
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Misc. Notes Likely a reissued first edition from Durand in miniature score format, as evidenced from several scores available on Hathitrust with this plate number.
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Zhengxinhao (2024/6/27)

Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.[1964]. Plate М. 31348 Г.
Reprinted China: Guānghuá Chūbǎnshè, n.d.
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Ottaviano (2009/12/2)

13 more: Oboe 1/2, 3 (doubles English Horn) • Clarinet 1/2, Bass Clarinet (A, B♭) • Bassoon 1/2, Contrabassoon • Horn 1/2, 3/4 (F) • Trumpet 1/2, 3 (C) • Trombone 1/2, 3, Tuba • Timpani, Cymbals/Triangle/Bass Drum, / Basque Drum/Drum/Castanets/Tam-Tam, Crotales/Drum • Harp 1, 2 • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Generoso (2009/2/7)

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Ottaviano (2009/12/2)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1921. Plate D. & F. 10080.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1997).
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Justus (2022/9/22)

Editor H. Justus Rozemond (b. 1965)
Publisher. Info. H. Justus Rozemond, 2022.
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Misc. Notes Rewritten for Bb bass clarinet only. Key signature was preserved for sections originally for bass clarinet in Bb, but respelt without key-signature for the sections originally for Bass Clarinet in A, for better readability (key-changes in the original are marked with double bars).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Daphnis (2007/5/20)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1920. Plate D. & F. 9897.
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Misc. Notes Dover reprint.
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Morel (2011/12/12)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1920. Plate D. & F. 9897.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Zhengxinhao (2020/1/7)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1963. Plate М. 29728 Г.
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Ludovsky (2008/12/22)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877-1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1920. Plate D. & F. 9895.
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Morel (2011/11/23)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877-1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Fils, 1920. Plate D. & F. 9895.
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Feduol (2021/10/29)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1920.
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Pnorcks (2024/6/15)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1920. Plate D. & F. 9871.
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Daphnis (2007/5/27)

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1920. Plate D. & F. 9871.
Reprinted Le Tombeau de Couperin and Other Works for Solo Piano
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1997.
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IgorCello (2019/9/28)

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Publisher. Info. Kiev: Musytschna Ukraina, n.d. Plate К. М. П. 294.
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Zhengxinhao (2020/1/7)

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Publisher. Info. Moskow: Muzgiz, 1962. Plate 28767.
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Raybird (2019/5/19)

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Editor Ray Alston
Publisher. Info. Ray Alston, 2019.
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Misc. Notes This revision is based upon Ravel’s original published solo version
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Feduol (2024/1/10)

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Editor Hu Haipeng (b. 1984)
Publisher. Info. Hu Haipeng, 2020.
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Misc. Notes Braille score in bar-over-bar format, 40 cells per line.
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General Information

Work Title La valse
Alternative. Title Poème chorégraphique
Name Translations La Valse; ラ・ヴァルス; El Vals; 라 발스; 圓舞曲; 圆舞曲; Valsul
Name Aliases 拉瓦尔斯
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 183881641; LCCN: n81131942; GND: 300125836; BNF: 13917777j; NLA: 35263131
Composer Ravel, Maurice
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.72
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMR 53
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Mouvement de valse viénnoise (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919–20
First Performance. 1920/12/12 in Paris
First Publication. 1921 (full score), 1920 (piano arrangements)
Dedication Misia Sert
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets,
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine,
tam-tam, guiro, glockenspiel, 2 harps, strings
External Links Maurice-Ravel.net
Wikipedia article