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Faure's Piano Quartet No 1

Stephen Johnson explores the deeply emotional yet restrained lyricism of Fauré's First Piano Quartet, a work that draws deeply from Wagnerian influences in the late 19th century, yet confidently and affectingly remains true to a deeply classical - and "French"- ideal.

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20 minutes

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Quartet no. 1 in C minor Op.15 for piano and strings

    Performer: Kathryn Stott Performer: Hermitage String Trio

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-10582.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Souvenirs de Bayreuth for piano duet (Fantaisie en forme de quadrille) [on themes from The

    Performer: Patrick de Hooge Performer: Pierre-Alain Volondat

    • NAXOS.
    • 8.-553638.
  • César Franck

    Symphony in D minor M.48

    Conductor: Thomas Beecham Performer: French R S O

    • EMI.
    • CDM 7 63396 2.

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Composer Gabriel Fauré

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