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Ravel : a novel

Author: Jean Echenoz; Linda Coverdale
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1927 as Maurice Ravel - dandy, eccentric, and curmudgeon - voyages across the Atlantic aboard the luxurious ocean liner The France to begin his triumphant grand tour across the United States. Ravel travels across America, playing in grand concert halls from Boston to Chicago to California, meeting luminaries of the day including Stravinsky, Mahler, Bartok, Toscanini, Gershwin, and even Charlie Chaplin.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Echenoz, Jean.
Ravel.
New York : New Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608086232
Named Person: Maurice Ravel; Maurice Ravel
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Echenoz; Linda Coverdale
ISBN: 9781595581150 1595581154
OCLC Number: 73742987
Awards: Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2009.
Description: 126 p.
Other Titles: Ravel.
Responsibility: Jean Echenoz ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.

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In 1927 as Maurice Ravel - dandy, eccentric, and curmudgeon - voyages across the Atlantic aboard the luxurious ocean liner The France to begin his triumphant grand tour across the United States. Ravel travels across America, playing in grand concert halls from Boston to Chicago to California, meeting luminaries of the day including Stravinsky, Mahler, Bartok, Toscanini, Gershwin, and even Charlie Chaplin. Concentrating both on Ravel's personal life - sartorially and socially splendid - and on his most successful compositions from 1927 to 1937.

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