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At the time when Ravel set down "Shéhérazade", and although he had already composed such works as "Pavane pour une Infante defunte" and "Jeux d’eau", – regarded today as excellent – the young composer was still struggling for recognition. Five times he tried to win the prestigious "Prix de Rome", France’s highest musical award, but barely achieved more than limited acclaim. Ravel’s provocative assertion that he didn’t follow any particular musical direction, but was an anarchist is reflected in his free, wonderfully interwoven composition "Shéhérazade".
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