Composed for Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes, Daphnis and Chlo‚ was drawn from an ancient Greek fable. Ravel announced his intention to "compose a vast musical fresco, less scrupulous as to archaism than faithful to the Greece of my dreams." The resulting "choreographic symphony" features a captivating combination of orchestral traditions and modern ideals. Dover reprint of 1911 and 1913 Durand editions. Full score only - parts not included.