Conductor Robert Trevino's new album release on Ondine - after a successful debut with a complete Beethoven symphony cycle - features six orchestral pieces by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), one of the most famous Basque composers, played by the Basque National Orchestra. Born in a small town in France very close to the Spanish border, Ravel spent most of his life in Paris. However, he was extremely proud of his Basque background having absorbed himself to the culture already as a child, and many elements of Basque music can be found in his compositions. In this historic release, we can finally hear Ravel's orchestral music being interpreted by Basque musicians in the form of the Basque National Orchestra. These performances on some of the most fantastic orchestral scores of the 20th Century also shed light to the Basque influences in Ravel's music.
Conductor Robert Trevino's new album release on Ondine - after a successful debut with a complete Beethoven symphony cycle - features six orchestral pieces by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), one of the most famous Basque composers, played by the Basque National Orchestra. Born in a small town in France very close to the Spanish border, Ravel spent most of his life in Paris. However, he was extremely proud of his Basque background having absorbed himself to the culture already as a child, and many elements of Basque music can be found in his compositions. In this historic release, we can finally hear Ravel's orchestral music being interpreted by Basque musicians in the form of the Basque National Orchestra. These performances on some of the most fantastic orchestral scores of the 20th Century also shed light to the Basque influences in Ravel's music.
761195138526

Details

Format: CD
Label: OND
Rel. Date: 04/02/2021
UPC: 761195138526

Orchestral Works
Artist: Ravel / Basque National Orch / Trevino
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
Wish

Available Formats and Editions

More Info:

Conductor Robert Trevino's new album release on Ondine - after a successful debut with a complete Beethoven symphony cycle - features six orchestral pieces by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), one of the most famous Basque composers, played by the Basque National Orchestra. Born in a small town in France very close to the Spanish border, Ravel spent most of his life in Paris. However, he was extremely proud of his Basque background having absorbed himself to the culture already as a child, and many elements of Basque music can be found in his compositions. In this historic release, we can finally hear Ravel's orchestral music being interpreted by Basque musicians in the form of the Basque National Orchestra. These performances on some of the most fantastic orchestral scores of the 20th Century also shed light to the Basque influences in Ravel's music.