Classics of the Phonograph

Ravel played with a French accent!

Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel Wikimedia Commons

The music of Maurice Ravel was recorded quickly in the 1920s, and since LPs were introduced, Ravel's music has attracted many champions. When you had pianists of the caliber of Robert Casadesus and Walter Gieseking recording your music, the records were assured of success. You'll hear recordings of Ravel, especially by French orchestras.