Maurice Ravel, Bolero
Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music
Experience and enjoy, in a completely new way, the great works of classical music, from the Baroque to the modern period, thanks to a new series of audio-visual concert guides, "Masterpieces of Classical Music."
The Bolero, originally composed as a ballet, is Maurice Ravel's most successful work at all. The world famous melody of the "Bolero" has been featured in popular music, motion pictures and even video games. Pianist and writer Paul Roberts vividly explains the music and its structure and also lets the audience know why Ravel was a stringent critic of his own work.
Movie director : Angelika Stiehler
Collection : A Documentary series: Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music
Musical period : Music from the 20th century
Duration : 25 min
Production date : 2007
Production : © EuroArts Music International
Available version(s) : EN