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Maurice Ravel

Biography

Among the pioneers of Impressionist music who was simply most widely known for his 1928 orchestral function “Boléro.” He refused the Legion d’honneur once the French federal government provided it to him in 1920. He was educated with the famous Émile Descombes while participating in the Conservatoire de Paris. He hated “Boléro,” his most well-known function, and regarded it “a bit for orchestra without music” and trivial within the severe. His music–especially “Jeux d’eau,” –demanded virtuosity in abilities from those that sought to understand it. He was created to Marie Delouart, who was simply of Basque descent, and Joseph Ravel, who was simply a Swiss inventor and industrialist. He fulfilled the American composer George Gershwin while going to NEW YORK.

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Full Name Maurice Ravel
Date Of Birth March 7, 1875
Died December 28, 1937, Paris, France
Place Of Birth Ciboure, France
Height 1.61 m
Profession Composer
Education Conservatoire de Paris
Nationality French
Parents Pierre-Joseph Ravel, Marie Delouart
Siblings Édouard Ravel
Awards Grammy Hall of Fame
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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Quality of Life2015Documentary "O Une Barque Sur L'Océan" completed
Les amours vertes2016Short writer: "Bolero"
Eddie the Eagle2016"Bolero"
Mozart in the Jungle2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Noodle Deli2015Documentary short music: "Bolero"
Hannibal2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Blood Reunion 2: Madeline2015writer: "Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte" - uncredited
Fotograf2015writer: "Bolero"
Alongside Night2014writer: "Tzigane"
Naeildo kantabille2014TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Manglehorn2014writer: "Adagio Assai from Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G Major"
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)2014writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte", "Passacaille Très large [Piano Trio in A Minor]"
Magic in the Moonlight2014writer: "Boléro"
Dancing on Ice2010-2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Beautiful Risk2013"Le jardin féerique"
Cheatin'2013writer: "Bolero"
The Vision of Paolo Soleri: Prophet in the Desert2013Documentary writer: "Piano Concerto in G 2nd Movement Adiago Assai"
Lorin Maazel trifft Alice Sara Ott2013TV Special music: "Piano Concerto in G major", "La Valse"
The Immigrant2013writer: "Ma Mere L'Oye"
Molanders2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Senn2013music: "Gaspard De La Nuit"
Becoming Redwood2012writer: "Quatuor A Cordes: String Quartet, 2nd Movement, Assez, Tres Rythme"
The Dark Knight Rises2012writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte"
It's a Disaster2012writer: "Bolero"
La Valse2012Short music: "La valse"
Sexual Chronicles of a French Family2012writer: "Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant"
57th Annual Young Musicians Foundation Gala2012TV Special music: "La Valse"
Monotoni2012Short music: "Boléro"
Dancing Stars2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Video 42012Short writer: "Boléro"
Nos retrouvailles2012TV Movie music: "Final Sonatine"
Violet & Daisy2011writer: "Pavane For a Dead Princess"
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel2011Documentary writer: "La Valse"
The Broken Tower2011writer: "Bolero"
Les neiges du Kilimandjaro2011writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte"
The IT Crowd2010TV Series music - 1 episode
Reptiliano2010Short writer: "Bolero"
Day & Night2010Short writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte"
Lights Out2010writer: "Gaspard de la nuit"
Biutiful2010writer: "Adagio Assai Piano Concerto in G"
Nodame Kantâbire: Saishuu-gakushou - Kouhen2010music: "Piano Concerto in G minor"
Dancing on Ice Friday2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kinshasa Symphony2010Documentary "Bolero"
Transmissions2009writer: "Bolero"
Memory of Love2009writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte"
Neuilly sa mère!2009writer: "Boléro"
Youthh Knows No Pain2009Documentary writer: "Bolero"
Lyubov v bolshom gorode2009music: "Bolero"
An Education2009writer: "Introduction et allegro"
The Missing Person2009writer: "Adagio Assai - Concerto For Piano and Orchestra in G major"
Ai no mukidashi2008writer: "Boléro"
Dancing with the Stars2008TV Series music - 1 episode
Pavane2008Short writer: "Pavane pour une infant defunte"
Kissing Paris2008writer: "La Vallée Des Cloches", "Une Barque Sur L'Ocean", "Oiseaux Tristes"
Edge Play2008Short music: "Sonata pour violon et violoncelle: 1. Allegro"
Adagio sostenuto2008"Bolero"
Sonderkommando Auschwitz-Birkenau2008TV Movie documentary writer: "Kaddish"
La passion boléro2007Documentary music: "Boléro"
Hotel Chevalier2007Short writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte - for Piano"
Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Yaneura no sanposha2007music: "Pavane pour une infante défunte" - uncredited
Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music2007TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Autism: The Musical2007Documentary writer: "Bolero"
Last of the Romantics2007writer: "Pavane Pour Une Enfante"
Cashback2006writer: "Bolero"
Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Martha Argerich spielt Schumann2006TV Movie arranger: "4 Pieces from Carnaval, op. 9"
Doctor Who2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Vitus2006writer: "Alborada del gracioso"
Wer war Kafka?2006Documentary "Hebraisches Lied / Chanson hébraïque" 1910
Ballero2005Short music: "Boléro"
I'm Going to Tell You a Secret2005Documentary writer: "Rapsodie Espagnole"
Imagine Me & You2005writer: "Bolero"
Tu la conosci Claudia?2004writer: "Boléro"
Kings & Queen2004writer: "Pavane pour une Infante défunte"
L'enfant et les sortilèges2004music: "L'Enfant et les sortilèges 1925"
Cashback2004Short writer: "Bolero"
El 7º día2004writer: "La valse"
New Tricks2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Super Size Me2004Documentary writer: "La Valse" - uncredited
Ma mère l'oye2004Short music: "Ma mère l'Oye"
Cantando dietro i paraventi2003writer: "L'enfant et les sortilèges" - "Oh! Ma tête!", "Musique d'insectes, de rainettes, etc.", "Danse des rainettes"
Futurama2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Berlin Philharmonic Europakonzert: From Lisbon2003TV Special music: "Le Tombeau de Couperin"
Basic2003writer: "Bolero"
Barend en Van Dorp2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Al primo soffio di vento2002writer: "Pavane pour une infante défunte", "Gaspard de la nuit"
The New Guy2002writer: "Bolero"
The Strip2002TV Series writer: "Bolero"
The Royal Tenenbaums2001writer: "String Quartet in F Major" Second Movement
On the Edge2001writer: "La Valse", "Pavane pour une infante défunte"
Gandor: The Hunt for the Nirdala2001Documentary short writer: "Bolero"
The Deep End2001writer: "En Forme de Habanera"
Save the Last Dance2001"Concerto in G for Piano and Orchestra"
Dejimon adobenchâ - Bokura no wô gêmu!2000Short writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
The Closer You Get2000writer: "Bolero"
Aleph, lectures contades2000TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Any Given Sunday1999writer: "Excerpts from 'PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION'"
Magnolia1999writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Kimberly1999writer: "Pavane"
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast1998-1999TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Dejimon adobenchâ1999Short writer: "Boléro" 1928 - uncredited
An American Werewolf in Paris1997writer: "Daphnis and Chloe"
Paradise Road1997writer: "Bolero"
Hamish Macbeth1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse1996Documentary music: "Tzigane"
Autsch!!!1996writer: "Bolero"
My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument1996writer: "Daphnis et Chloé"
Lukas1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
Atlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary1995TV Movie documentary "Daphnis et Chloe" Suite No. 2
Master i Margarita1994"Bolero", uncredited
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey1993Documentary writer: "Kaddish"
Marienhof1993TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Wittgenstein1993writer: "Concerto pour La Main Gauche"
Bolero1993Short music: "Boléro"
Un Coeur en Hiver1992"Musique extraite des Sonates et Trio"
Missing Persons1990TV Movie writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Graffiti Bridge1990writer: "Introduction And Allegro"
Strangers in Good Company1990writer: "L'enfant et les sortilèges"
Denial1990writer: "Concerto In G Major"
Rough Ranger1988Video Game writer: "Boléro"
Numéro spécial1987Short music: "Boléro"
Lorca, muerte de un poeta1987TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Ravel1987TV Movie documentary music: "Boléro"
Anne Trister1986writer: "Kaddish"
Prison Ship1986writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
Rodeo!1985Video writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
Rouge-gorge1985writer: "La Rhapsodie espagnole"
Nineteen Nineteen1985music: "Le Gibet", "Oiseaux Tristes" - uncredited
Endless Lust1983writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
El Sur1983writer: "String Quartet in F Major"
The Hunger1983"Le Gibet"
Impressions de France1982Short writer: "Lever du jour"
A Letter to Freddy Buache1982Documentary short writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Fitzcarraldo1982"Daphnis et Chloë"
Dulces horas1982writer: "La Vals" extract
Dallas Schoolgirls1981writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Oxalá1981writer: "Concerto em Sol para Piano" Adaggio
Ring of Desire1981writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Bolero1981music: "Boléro"
M*A*S*H1980TV Series writer - 1 episode
Afternoon Delights1980writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
101979music: "Boléro" - uncredited
Stalker1979writer: "Bolero"
Bassie en Adriaan en het geheim van de sleutel1979TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
People1978writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Virgin Dreams1977writer: "Rapsodie espagnole" - uncredited
Sorcerer1977music: "String Quartet in F major" - uncredited
Jabberwocky1977"The Great Gate Of Kiev"
El mundo de Gaudí1976Documentary short writer: "Cadence & Cascade"
The Girls in the Band1976writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Call Me Angel, Sir1976writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
For Love of Money1976writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
Hollywood She-Wolves1976writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Allegro non troppo1976writer: "Boléro"
L'adolescente1976music: "Bolero"
The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard1976TV Mini-Series music - 1 episode
Angel Number 91974writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Special Order1974writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
The Bolero1973Short documentary writer: "Boléro"
Full House1973TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sensualists1972writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
Ole!1971writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
La maison des bois1971TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
Love Making U.S.A.1971writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Twin Brothers1971writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
I Want You!1970writer: "Boléro" - uncredited
The Freudian Thing1969music: "Boléro" - uncredited
Bolero1967Short music: "Boléro"
Masterworks1966TV Series writer - 1 episode
New York Philharmonic Young People's ConcertsTV Series music - 4 episodes, 1958 - 1963 arranger - 1 episode, 1966
Secret Agent1965TV Series writer - 2 episodes
An Evening with the Royal Ballet1963Documentary writer: "La Valse"
Histoire d'un instrument1963TV Series documentary short music - 1 episode
Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony Orchestra1962TV Movie music: "Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2"
Thé a la menthe1962Short music: "Pavane pour une infante défunte"
The Andy Griffith Show1961TV Series music - 1 episode
Glenn Miller Time1961TV Series 1 episode
Victorian Symphony Orchestra1959TV Movie writer: "Tzigane"
The Infinite Variety of Music1959TV Movie music: "Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2" opening
Scarbo1959Documentary short music: "Gaspard de la nuit: Scarbo"
El bolero de Raquel1957"Bolero"
La faraona1956writer: "Bolero"
The Liberace Show1954TV Series writer - 1 episode
Premiere1951TV Special music: "La Valse"
Sunny1941writer: "Bolero"
Puolustusvoimain katsaus 101940Documentary short writer: "Bolero" - uncredited
Dog Gone Modern1939Short music: "Bolero" - uncredited
One in a Million1936music: "Bolero"
Bolero1934writer: "Bolero"
Limite1931writer: "String quartet in F major" 1903
Soup to Nuts1930writer: "Bolero" 1928 - uncredited

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Interiors in Search of a Resident2014Short music
Intervalo2012Documentary music
Colonia Ingerilor2011music
Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona2010Documentary music
Gran Turismo 52010Video Game music
Rybka2008Short music - as M. Ravel
Still Lives2007/IShort music by
Nachhilfe2006Short
L'enfant et les sortilèges2004music by
Les astres1998Short composer: additional music
Gala aus Berlin1997TV Special music: "Rapsodie espagnole"
L'enfant et les sortilèges1994TV Movie music by
Zenés TV színház1988TV Series stock music - 1 episode
Bérénice1983
A remény joga1981composer: additional music
L'enfant et les sortilèges1967TV Movie stock music
Die spanische Stunde1967TV Movie music by: "L'Heure espagnole"
L'appel du destin1953composer: additional music

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All-Star Orchestra2013TV Series 1 episode
Le journal d'une femme de chambre2011
Low Definition Control - Malfunctions #02011Documentary
Equality2010/IDocumentary
Fiesta Patria2008
Comme des voleurs (à l'est)2006
Villy2005Documentary short
Ícaro1995Short
O viasmos tis Hlois1995Short
Lilly1993
A kert1993Short
Matinee1989TV Series
Practice Piece in Four Movements1980Short
La valse1973Short
Scope1955TV Series 1 episode

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Masters1987TV Series documentaryHimself
Ravel1987TV Movie documentaryHimself

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