Facts about Maurice Ravel

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Maurice Ravel was a famous Composer from France, who lived between March 7, 1875 and December 28, 1937. He/she became 62 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Maurice.

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Famous quotes by Maurice Ravel (10)


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"You might lose your spontaneity and, instead of composing first-rate Gershwin, end up with second rate Ravel"
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"The only love affair I have ever had was with music"
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"I am not one of the great composers. All the great have produced enormously. There is everything in their work - the best and the worst, but there is always quantity. But I have written relatively little"
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"Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second"
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"For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I'm different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy"
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"My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation"
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"I did my work slowly, drop by drop. I tore it out of me by pieces"
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"We should always remember that sensitiveness and emotion constitute the real content of a work of art"
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"I begin by considering an effect"
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"Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess!"


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