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Fauré: At the Salon

Donald Macleod explores how the world's greatest sewing machine entrepreneur came to have a defining influence on the life of Faure.

How did the world's greatest sewing machine entrepreneur come to have a defining influence on the life of Gabriel Fauré? Donald Macleod travels to Paris and gets rare access to one of the city's glorious musical salons to find out more from Jean-Michel Nectoux, leading authority on the composer's music.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Barcarolle no.2 in G major

    Performer: Pascal Rogé (Piano)

    • DECCA:4256062.
    • 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane op.50

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic, Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (Conductor)

    • CHANDOS: CHAN 9416.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Souvenirs de Bayreuth

    Performer: Kathryn Stott (Piano), Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)

    • HYPERION: CDA66911.
    • 8.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré - Cinq Mélodies de Venise: Green, Cest l extase

    Performer: Nathalie Stutzmann (Contralto), Performer: Catherine Collard (Pianist)

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Violin Sonata no.1

    Performer: Isabelle Faust (Violin), Performer: Florent Boffard (Piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC901741.
    • 1.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Barcarolle no.2 in G major

    Performer: Pascal Rogé (Piano)

    • DECCA:4256062.
    • 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane op.50

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic, Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (Conductor)

    • CHANDOS: CHAN 9416.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Souvenirs de Bayreuth

    Performer: Kathryn Stott (Piano), Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)

    • HYPERION: CDA66911.
    • 8.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré - Cinq Mélodies de Venise: Green, Cest l extase

    Performer: Nathalie Stutzmann (Contralto), Performer: Catherine Collard (Pianist)

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Violin Sonata no.1

    Performer: Isabelle Faust (Violin), Performer: Florent Boffard (Piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC901741.
    • 1.

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