Gabriel Faure

Gabriel Faure This is a comprehensive biography of the French composer Gabriel Faure for the general reader placing his work in the context of his times

  • Title: Gabriel Faure
  • Author: Jessica Duchen
  • ISBN: 9780714839325
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is a comprehensive biography of the French composer Gabriel Faure for the general reader, placing his work in the context of his times.

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      Published :2018-04-25T14:34:33+00:00

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    1. This books is so much more than just a biography of a great, but not very well known composer. It is a mirror of the musical scene in France for the exciting period in the last 19th century and early 20th century. A web of many relationships - teacher/student, composer/composer, conservative music society/reformist - comes to light. I just love how the book has the right amount of pictures, old texts, photographs, and quotes from witnesses of that time. Written for the interested music lover, Je [...]

    2. This was a very straightforward biography of French composer Gabriel Faure, whose career spanned the transition from romantic to 20th century music. I am not overly familiar with his music, but what I have heard I have found interesting and attractive, so I wanted to find out more about him. Faure started out firmly entrenched in the 19th century French romantic style, but as his career progressed, he began to explore more adventurous approaches to form and harmony. While he never adopted the ki [...]

    3. Fascinating book about an often neglected composer.He had a life as enchanting as his own music.I highly recommend reading this book and exploring his piano works, songs, the "Requiem in D minor," and his "Cantique de Jean Racine." You will love the magic of Fauré's music and hearing the adventures he went through while creating these masterpieces.

    4. Excellent brief introduction, although borders on hagiography at moments. Since I came up as a trombonist, Faure's piano and chamber music has mostly been off my radar, but I now have something to look into, as this book has piqued my interest.

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