Walkthrough - 2nd Movement (3)

Bars 38 - 44

Do not return to the tempo yet – this section is slightly slower. Ravel achieves yet another magical sound world here – allow the glassy top RH to ring out gently, bringing out clearly the canon in augmention in the top notes of the LH chords (the line formed is the same theme from the RH in note values that are twice as slow, and reminds us of the opening theme from the first movement). The pedal blends the texture together – one long but very shallow pedal is fine, adjusting it only if...

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