Gabriel Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50

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Catalogue No: ed21430
Composer: Gabriel Fauré
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
The music of small forms was to become the focus of the French composer Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924). In 1874, after many years spent in the 'provinces', the teacher of Camille Saint-Saëns took the position of organist in Paris; later he worked not only as a church musician but as a teacher as well. In the summer of 1887 Fauré wrote his Pavane Op. 50, originally intended for a concert providing light entertainment, which soon gained wide popularity as an orchestral setting without and with the chorus added by Fauré. The romantic, slightly melancholy melody is a catchy tune which, thanks to the present arrangement, can now also be played on the piano.
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 29 October 2012
No of pages: 8
Language: English
Publisher: Schott Music
 

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    5
    Harder than I expected so will take a bit of practice, but beautiful music.
    Anonymous - (Perth, United Kingdom)

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