What is the best known piano works of Maurice Ravel?

Boléro. Boléro is Ravel’s most famous composition and one of the most frequently performed works of the 20th century.

What are the 5 musical composition of Maurice Ravel?

List of compositions

M. Title Scoring
5 Sérénade grotesque piano
7 Menuet antique piano
11 La Parade, ballet piano
14 Valse in D major piano

What is musical style of Maurice Ravel?

After leaving the conservatoire, Ravel found his own way as a composer, developing a style of great clarity and incorporating elements of modernism, baroque, neoclassicism and, in his later works, jazz.

Which of the following composition of Maurice Ravel is a suite for solo piano?

Ravel’s later works include the Le Tombeau de Couperin, a suite composed circa 1917 for the solo piano, and the orchestral pieces Rapsodie espagnole and Boléro.

What is the compositional style of Maurice Ravel mainly characterized?

The compositional style of Ravel is mainly characterized by its uniquely innovative but not atonal style of harmonic treatment.

What instruments are used in Ravel bolero?

INSTRUMENTATION: 2 flutes and piccolo, 2 oboes (2nd doubling oboe d’amore) and English horn, 2 clarinets, high clarinet in E-flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons and contrabassoon, 3 saxophones (sopranino, soprano, alto), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass tuba, timpani, 2 snare drums, cymbals, tam-tam, celesta, harp.

What instrument starts Ravel’s bolero?

After an opening rhythm on the snare drum (a rhythm that continues unabated throughout the work), the piece proceeds as follows: (1) solo flute (in the instrument’s low range) (2) solo clarinet (also low in the range)