Symphony in Dm

The Symphony in Dm is the most famous orchestral work by César Franck. Completed in 1888 and premiered the following year, Franck dedicated it to his pupil Henri Duparc. It is noteworthy that he chose to write a symphony, given the rarity of the form in 19th-century France, which considered the symphony a mainstay of German music. It is very likely that the genesis of this work followed upon the succes of his own influential Symphonic Variations, as well as other works such as Alkan's Piano Symphony and Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Symphony No.2 in D Minor - II. Allegretto
Symphony No.2 in D Minor - III. Allegra non troppo

César Franck

César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck was a composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his adult life. He was born in ...
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