Fauré’s Barcarolles and Nocturnes (both a lucky 13 in number) offer a comprehensive survey of an incomparable art. And listening through the Barcarolles from. No‚ I hadn’t heard of her before‚ either‚ but on opening my copy of Fauré’s Nocturnes I noticed that ‘G Thyssens-Valentin’ was credited with fingering the first . Product description. Barcarolles & Ballade op. 19 / Pierre-Alain Volondat, piano. This is a poor listening program, but an excellent CD.

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By contrast with its predecessor, the fifth nocturne is more animated, with unexpected shifts into remote keys. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.

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Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. Why is Thyssens-Valentin not better known? An andante moderato barcarollew, “serious, grave, at once firm and pliant, attaining real beauty” Koechlin. Dolly —97 Piano music. This short, skittish piano work for four hands sends up themes from The Ring.

On each of these discs the first track is immediately characteristic of her. Skip to main content. If you wish to copy it and distribute barcaroloes, you must obtain permission or you will be breaking the law.

The second romance, in A minor, an exuberant piece, has a strong semiquaver figure supporting the theme, and running high into the treble and low into the bass. The nocturnes, along with the barcarolles, are generally regarded as the composer’s greatest piano works.

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There is too little sense of surprise barcaroples No 2 with its feline, shot-silk modulations and a besetting literalism in No 4 where the melody should float magically above its rising and falling accompaniment.

I have passed in my love more intoxicated days and nights than Venice has islands, than even its streams have gondolas. Retrieved from ” http: Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations if applicable: Orledge observes that the right-hand figuration at the barcqrolles of No 1 is remarkably similar to that at the end of Chopin’s Waltz in E minor.

Composition Artist Credits 13 Barcarolles.

I’ve got what sells. Maurice Senart Salabert [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source ] Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations if applicable: If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information. When he moved on to another publisher, Hamelle ignored his earlier instructions and issued subsequent editions with titles for each piece.

Fauré Barcarolles

The Musical QuarterlyOctoberpp. Both pieces show “an economy of writing”, the sixth “more moderate and tranquil in expression”. The mood is turbulent and anxious; [95] the piece ends in quiet resignation reminiscent of the “Libera me” of fqure Requiem.

Indeed, as one Barcarolle follows another you become aware of a disturbing assumption that if you play the notes the rest will somehow look after itself.


Composition Artist Credits 4 Valses-caprices. Finally, the stripped-down style of the final period informs the last nocturnes nos. Performer Pages Felipe Sarro piano.

Piano music of Gabriel Fauré – Wikipedia

Copyright infringement is a criminal offense under international law. Certainly it is one of Faure’s most approachable works. Copland wrote that it “can be barcaolles side by side with the most wonderful of the Preludes of the Well-Tempered Clavichord.

Poetry quickly becomes prose, and insufficiently interesting prose at that.

Dedicated to Mme la Baronne V. The ninth barcarolle, in Koechlin’s view, “recalls, as in a hazy remoteness, the happiness of the past”. A Musical Life estimates “? The shortest of the set, No 8, lasts barely more than a minute; the longest, No 3, takes between four and five minutes. Cortot compared the first impromptu to a rapid barcarolle, redolent of “sunlit water”, combining “stylised coquetry and regret”.

I provide the original scanned version and the filtered, because the filter does some changes smoothening, sharpening borders and some portions of the scan get lost sometimes when they are to small e. The critic Alain Cochard writes that it “casts a spell on the ear through the subtlety of a harmony tinged with the modal and its melodic freshness.