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Fauré: Sacred Perfection

Donald Macleod follows the composer's footsteps into the ever-controversial Parisian church of La Madeleine, adopted by Napoleon as tribute to the Revolution, and with architectural qualities halfway between cathedral and grand railway station. Nonetheless the building inspired Fauré to create his greatest masterpiece, his Requiem, written for the funeral of a Parisian architect.

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Tue 28 May 2013 18:30

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