Vocalise - Etude (Oboe and Piano)

Maurice Ravel. Arr :- Johnny Jones.
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument + piano (Oboe)
Instrumental parts
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"Vocalise - etude en forme de habanera" is a short piece originally for low voice and piano, written by Maurice Ravel in March 1907;� it was commissiuoned by A.L.Hettich as one of a series of studies by contemporary composers for use in his voice classes in the Paris Conservatoire.� The 'Habanera' is a musical style dance or genre from Cuba.� Elements of 'Habanera' also influenced American Jazz by New Orleans musicians such as Jelly Roll Morton, who called it 'The Spanish Tinge'.� The piano accompaniment is NOT easy.

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