Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)

Top Ravel pieces

Maurice Ravel Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4370172

Gaspard de la nuit (1) artwork

Gaspard de la nuit (1) Maurice Ravel Soloists: Walter Gieseking Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5 747932

Maurice Ravel Conductor: Valery Gergiev Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: LSO Live Catalogue ID: LSO 0693

Maurice Ravel Conductor: Pierre Boulez Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra Soloists: Pierre-Laurent Aimard Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 8770

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Bolero on just one cello

Four cellists play Ravel’s Bolero on one cello, in acrobatic classical masterpiece

bolero trombone fail

This trombone fail will make you laugh and then immediately feel awful for laughing

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New York Philharmonic’s Boléro Skype concert is just pure musical joy

Amid coronavirus crisis, New York Philharmonic’s virtual Boléro concert is just pure musical joy

Hong Kong ballet video

This stunning video will challenge all your preconceptions about ballet

Double bass lyrics for Boléro

A double bassist has written lyrics for Ravel’s Boléro – and they’re just hilarious