make music part of your life series: Maurice Ravel – Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)

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Maurice RavelMa Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)

A picture by Gustave Doré of Mother Goose read...

A picture by Gustave Doré of Mother Goose reading written (literary) fairy tales (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Symphony Orchestra of the Liszt School Of Music, conducted by Prof. Nicolás Pasquet, plays Maurice Ravel’s “Ma Mère l’Oye” (Mother Goose), originally composed as a piano duet for 2 children, later transformed into a solo piano piece, then orchestrated and finally transformed into a ballet. Our Symphony Orchestra plays the Orchestra Version, which consists of 5 parts:

I. Pavane de la belle au bois dormant
Pavane of Sleeping Beauty

II. Petit Poucet
Little Tom Thumb / Hop o’ My Thumb

III. Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
Little Ugly Girl, Empress of the Pagodas

IV. Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête
Conversation of Beauty and the Beast

V. Le jardin féerique
The Fairy Garden

The Concert took place at the Neue Weimarhalle on December 8th, 2011

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