Musical Borrowing
An Annotated Bibliography

Individual record

[+] Harwood, Gregory. “Musical and Literary Satire in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges.” The Opera Journal 29, no. 1 (March 1996): 2-16.

Discusses the use of satirical elements in Ravel’s second and final opera. Suggests correspondences between the opera and specific borrowed works, including Massenet’s Manon, Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol, and self-borrowing from La Valse, Valses nobles et sentimentales, and the Sonata for Violin and Cello.

Works: Ravel: L’Enfant et les sortilèges.

Sources: Massenet: Manon (3, 6); Stravinsky: Le Rossignol (3, 6); Ravel: La Valse (3, 11-12), Valses nobles et sentimentales (3, 11), Sonata for Violin and Cello (3, 12).

Index Classifications: 1900s

Contributed by: Keith Clifton

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