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Maurice Ravel Volume Two - Artur Pizarro - Metro


26 September 2008
Metro
Warwick Thompson

Stravinsky once called Ravel a 'Swiss clockmaker' because he believed Ravel's music to be over-precise and finicky. If anyone can give the finger to Stravinsky's snippety comment, it's Artur Pizarro in The Complete Piano Works Of Maurice Ravel Volume 2. He brings an unashamedly romantic and full-bodied feel to Le Tombeau de Couperin and the Sonatine, and the warm acoustic of St George's Church, Bristol, is just heavenly.
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