SUNRISES: The 10 greatest in music

They report:

Jeremy Nicholas listens to his favourite musical depictions of sunrise

No 1

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé

Scene 3 of the ballet, commissioned by Diaghilev (who didn’t like what he heard), opens with a sunrise and 'Daphnis prostrate at the grotto of the nymphs'. The second of the two suites which Ravel drew from the score also opens with this section.

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