Tombeau de Couperin, Le

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Tombeau de Couperin, Le (The Tomb of Couperin). Suite for solo pf. by Ravel of 6 movts. each ded. to memory of friends who died in World War I, comp. 1914–17: 1. Prélude, 2. Fugue, 3. Forlane, 4. Rigaudon, 5. Menuet, 6. Toccata. F.p. Paris 1919. Nos. 1, 3, 5, and 4 (in that order) orch. by Ravel 1919, f.p. 1920. Prod. as ballet, Paris 1920, choreog. Berlin, later choreog. Balanchine, NY 1975.