Pavane, Op. 50

Gabriel Fauré wrote his Pavane in F sharp minor, Op. 50, in 1887. Originally conceived as a piano piece in 1880, Fauré reworked it as an orchestral piece in 1887. He planned on using modest orchestral forces, intending the piece to be played at some light summer concerts under the batoon of Jules Danbé. However, upon his dedication of the piece to his patron, Elisabeth Countess Greffulhe, he was convinced to expand the instrumental forces and add an invisible chorus to accompany the orchestra. The lyrics were provided by the countess' cousin ... more

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Pavane, Op. 50 - Complete Score
Pavane, Op. 50 - Complete Score (String orchestra arr.)
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Composer Form Instrument Period
Gabriel Fauré Pavane Orchestra 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, ...