La valse

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  • Composer
  • J-M Ravel
  • Year composed
  • 1919-20
  • Arrangements
  • 8


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About La Valse

La valse, poème chorégraphique pour orchestre (a choreographic poem for orchestra), is a work written by Maurice Ravel between February 1919 and 1920 (premiered in Paris on 12 December 1920). It was conceived as a ballet but is now more often heard as a concert work. The work has been described as a tribute to the waltz, and the composer George Benjamin, in his analysis of La valse, summarized the ethos of the work:
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Other arrangements

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    • La Valse
      Composer's solo piano arrangement
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    • La Valse
      Composer's arrangement for 2 pianos
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