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Fauré: Passions Within

Donald Macleod is joined by Jessica Duchen to find out how Faure found himself among the practitioners of palmistry and ventriloquism at a village fete in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The organisers of a village fête in the Vale of Glamorgan strike lucky with a star guest organist, none other than Fauré himself. Donald Macleod is joined by the composer's English biographer, Jessica Duchen, to find out how the Frenchman found himself amongst the practitioners of palmistry and ventriloquism at this quaintly British extravaganza.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 31 May 2013 18:00

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Soir Op.63 no.2

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • MPANI: 1C1162,.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Larmes, Op. 51 No. 1 (Jean Richepin)(1888)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Au cimetière, Op. 51 No. 2 (Jean Richepin) (1888)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Spleen, Op. 51 No. 3 (Paul Verlaine) (1888)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    La Rose, Op. 51 No. 4 (Leconte de Lisle) (1890)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Romance orch.Gaubert

    Performer: Chantal Juillet (Violin), Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Charles Dutoit (Conductor)

    • DECCA: 4581432.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Nocturne no.7

    Performer: Paul Crossley (Piano)

    • RCA VICTOR RED SEAL:09026 61843.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cello Sonata no.2: final movement

    Performer: Christian Poltéra (Cello), Performer: Kathryn Stott (Piano)

    • CHANDOS: CHAN 10447.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    String Quartet: 2nd movement

    Performer: Dante Quartet

    • HYPERION: CDA67664, 6.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Soir Op.63 no.2

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • MPANI: 1C1162,.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Larmes, Op. 51 No. 1 (Jean Richepin)(1888)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Au cimetière, Op. 51 No. 2 (Jean Richepin) (1888)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    La Rose, Op. 51 No. 4 (Leconte de Lisle) (1890)

    Performer: Yann Beuron (Tenor), Performer: Billy Eidi (Piano)

    • TIMPANI: 1C1162.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Romance orch.Gaubert

    Performer: Chantal Juillet (Violin), Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Charles Dutoit (Conductor)

    • DECCA: 4581432.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Nocturne no.7

    Performer: Paul Crossley (Piano)

    • RCA VICTOR RED SEAL:09026 61843.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cello Sonata no.2: final movement

    Performer: Christian Poltéra (Cello), Performer: Kathryn Stott (Piano)

    • CHANDOS: CHAN 10447.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    String Quartet: 2nd movement

    Performer: Dante Quartet

    • HYPERION: CDA67664, 6.

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