Maurice Ravel: Biography, Compositions & Music


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Which of the following terms best describes Maurice Ravel's Bolero?

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1. Ravel served in what capacity during World War I?

2. With whom did Ravel study composition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Maurice Ravel was a French composer who, despite a long, prolific career, is best known today for one specific work. You can learn more about Ravel's life and music with this online assessment. The quiz questions will test you on points from the lesson, such as Ravel's compositions and musical influences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on

  • Describing Ravel's Bolero
  • Ravel's actions during World War I
  • Ravel's compositional studies
  • Works by Ravel
  • Identifying true statements about Ravel

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you can recall the basic information on Maurice Ravel's life and music that you can find in the attached lesson
  • Reading comprehension - test your understanding of the qualities of Ravel's most famous composition, his other works, and his musical influences
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of Ravel's biography to identify non-musical aspects of his life

Additional Learning

To learn more about Maurice Ravel, review the corresponding lesson called Maurice Ravel: Biography, Compositions & Music. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Ravel's early life
  • Musical influences
  • Bolero
  • Other notable works
  • Later life and death