Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Gabriel Faure by Gabriel Faure

The elegantly expressive songs in this volume are among the finest works of the composer generally regarded as the greatest master of the French song. Gabriel Faure wrote then between 1861 and 1904, and gathered them into three collections, all reprinted here from authoritative French editions originally prepared for medium voice.Set to texts by such distinguished writers as Victor Hugo, Theophile Gautier, Charles Baudelaire, Paulk Verlaine, and Jean Richepin, the songs reflect the subtle refinement of Faure's creative sensibilities and the conviction he could bring to a broad range of moods. Included here are such well-known works as "Clair de lune," "Apres un reve," and "Les roses d'Ispahan," along with such touching masterpieces as "Chanson de pecheur" and "L'absent," and the emotionally charged "Le voyageur" and "Automne."In these exquisite compositions, among the most frequently performed and recorded songs today, singers will discover the strikingly individual textures, melodies, and harmonies with which Faure forged a musical style that bridged late-Romantic and 20th-century musical idioms, and deeply influenced a generation of composers.

Buy Gabriel Faure by Gabriel Faure from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780486265346
ISBN-10: 048626534X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1991
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Gabriel Faure by Gabriel Faure

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Gabriel Faure book by Gabriel Faure and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Gabriel Faure

Gabriel Faure by Gabriel Faure
Paperback, October 2000
$29.12
Pieces Breves, Op. 84 by Gabriel Faure
Paperback, March 1985
$13.66