Barcarolle no. 1, Op. 26

Faure's use of the term 'Barcarolle' was more convenient than precise, as he was not attracted by fanciful titles -even mantaining that he only used generic terms for his pieces at the insistence of his publisher. Like the nocturnes, the barcarolles span nearly the whole of Fauré's composing career, and they similarly display the evolution of his style from the uncomplicated charm of the early pieces to the withdrawn and enigmatic quality of the late works. The first barcarolle was dedicated to the pianist Caroline de Serres and premiered by ... more

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Gabriel Fauré Barcarolle Piano Romantic

Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Urbain Fauré was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, ...