Ma mère l'Oye (ballet) (Ravel, Maurice)

For the earlier piano cycle, subtitled "Cinq pièces enfantines", see Ma mère l'Oye (suite)

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Daphnis (2010/4/27)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate unknown.
Reprinted Munich: Musikproduktion Höflich, 2008. Catalog 817.
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Daphnis (2007/6/10)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate D. & F. 8397 (Prélude et Danse du Rouet)
Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate D. & F. 8427 (Cinq Pièces Enfantines)
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Misc. Notes This is a conflation of two separate Dover reprints (as determined by the pagination).
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'Oye (orchestral score).pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete Ballet

For Piano solo (Charlot)

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Massenetique (2011/11/14)

Arranger Jacques Charlot (d.1915)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1912. Plate D. & F. 8395.
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Prélude et Danse du Rouet

For Piano 4 hands (Garban)

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Morel (2008/9/17)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877-1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie.. 1919. Plate D. & F. 9674
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General Information

Work Title Ma Mère l'Oye
Alternative. Title Mother Goose
Composer Ravel, Maurice
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.62
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 sections
  1. Prélude. Très lent (C major)
  2. Danse du rouet et scène. Allegro (E major–A minor)
  3. Pavane de la belle au bois dormant. Lent (A minor)
  4. Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête. Mouvement de Valse. Modéré (A major)
  5. Petit poucet. Très modéré (E major)
  6. Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes. Mouvement de marche (F majeur)
  7. Apothéose. Le jardin féerique. Lent et grave (C major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912
Copyright Information Under copyright in France until 2023 due to that country's special extension for composers affected by the two world wars. Public domain in the USA.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 Flutes (2nd also Piccolo), oboe, English horn,
2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons (2nd also contrabassoon),
2 horns (F), timpani, triangle, cymbals, xylophone, glockenspiel, celesta, harp, strings
External Links Maurice-Ravel.net
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Version History

  • Composed as a suite for piano 4 hands, 1908–10
  • Orchestrated by Ravel in 1911
  • The orchestral version was extended and revised as a ballet by Ravel, 1911–12.