Ep. 44: Songs of a Storybook – Ravel and Ma mère l’Oye

Mother Goose has been a staple in many a child’s life. Her tales of magic and adventure inspire wonder, and even in adulthood, her stories touch us. They certainly were of great importance to Maurice Ravel, who wrote a piano suite using several fairytales, and was so touched by them that he orchestrated them and then turned it into a ballet.

Theme music is by Daryl Banner: https://darylbanner.bandcamp.com/

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Music used in this episode:
Ma mère l’Oye by Maurice Ravel (provided by Musopen)
The Quiet Hours by Trevor Kowalski
Life on the Mainland by Infinity Ripple
Nadi by Van Sandano
Way Beyond Eternity by Claude Signet