Pavane pour une infante défunte

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Pavane pour une infante défunte (Pavan for a dead Infanta). Pf. piece by Ravel comp. 1899 (f.p. 1902), orch. by composer 1910 (f.p. Paris 1910). Recalls Sp. court custom of solemn ceremonial dance at time of royal mourning.