For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.
Clip of Argentinian-born Martha Argerich playing Maurice Ravel's Jeux d'eau:
Discovery hereabouts of the piano compositions of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) was a delightful accident. . . the telling of which is for another time.
Meantime, Ravel's piano works Menuet antique, Jeux d'eau, Miroirs, and Gaspard de la Nuit all have a wonderful, liquid shimmering sound, whilst his Le Tombeau de Couperin and Pavane pour une enfante défunte are, as their titles suggest, beautiful sad.