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Nuits Basques

Opus : 9
Date of composition : 1925
Instrument(s) : piano/violin/violin/cello/contrabass
Publisher : Combre
Duration : 7'

Organizers do enjoy their programming in concerts "around Ravel".
For these two Nocturnes are an ode to the Basque Country, a region loved by both composers.
They evoke Maurice Journeau's birthplace, at the sea-side (Biarritz). Then comes a painting of his favourite walks : St Jean de Luz and Ciboure (a French place linked to Maurice Ravel)