Sonatine pour le Piano par Maurice Ravel. Maurice Ravel.

Sonatine pour le Piano par Maurice Ravel

Paris: Durand & Fils, 1905. Paperback. 15, [1] p.: music; 35 cm. Wrapper. Publisher's advertisement for other works by Ravel on final page. Dedicated to his friends Ida and Cipa Godebski. Sold by Theodore Presser Co., Philadelphia (stamped at lower edge of front wrapper). "190-40419" -- at lower edge of front wrapper. Price "1.75" in upper right-hand corner of front wrapper. The first edition of this Sonatine, the first movement of which was composed in response to a competition sponsored in 1903 by the fine arts and literary magazine Weekly Critical Review. Ravel was the only entrant, but the competition was cancelled by the nearly bankrupt magazine. From its publication of this work in 1905, Durand became Ravel's exclusive publisher. In Very Good Condition: edges of wrapper rubbed, with small closed tears; minor loss at head of spine; pages are clean and bright. Very Good. Item #007115

Price: $35.00

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