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Title
Après un rêve
Composer
Gabriel Fauré 1845-1924
Performer
Sonia Wieder-Atherton  (cello) Imogen Cooper 1949- (piano)
Publisher
RCA, 2002
1 cd
Recording date
2001
Playing time
01:19:06
EAN
0743219115522
CDR
CCX1105
Placing suggestion
21 - Strijkinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Urbain Fauré (French: [ɡabʁiɛl yʁbɛ̃ fɔʁe]; 12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known works are his Pavane, Requiem, Sicilienne, nocturnes for piano and the songs "Après un rêve" and "Clair de lune". Although his best-known and most accessible compositions are generally his earlier ones, Fauré composed many of his most highly regarded works in his later years, in a more harmonically and melodically complex style.

Fauré was born into a cultured but not especially musical family. His talent became clear when he was a small boy. At the age of nine, he was sent to the Ecole Niedermeyer music college in Paris, where he was trained to be a…Read more on Wikipedia

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