Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Fauré Sheet Music

  • Born
    12th May 1845
  • Died
    4th November 1924
  • Birthplace
    Pamiers, France

Gabriel Urbain Fauré was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th century composers. Among his best-known works are his Nocturnes for piano, the songs "Après un rêve" and "Clair de lune", his Pavane and his Requiem. Born into a cultured but not unusually musical family, Fauré revealed his talent when he was a small boy. He was sent to a music college in Paris, where he was trained to be a church organist and choirmaster. Among his teachers was Camille Saint-Saëns, who became a lifelong friend. In his early years, Fauré earned a modest living as an organist and teacher, leaving him little time for composition. When he became successful, holding the important posts of organist of the Église de la Madeleine and head of the Paris Conservatoire, he still lacked time for composing, retreating to the countryside in the summer holidays to concentrate on composition.

Title Form Instrument
Ballade, Op.19 Ballade Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra
Barcarolle no. 1, Op. 26 Barcarolle Piano
Ave Maria, Op.67, No.2 Cantata Piano
La naissance de Vénus, Op. 29 Cantata Choir and Instrument
La naissance de Vénus, Op.29 Cantata Voice(s) and Piano
Les djinns, Op.12 Cantata Choir and Orchestra
Tantum ergo Cantata Piano
Le ruisseau, Op.22 Chorale Choir and Instrument
Les Djinns, Op.12 Chorale Choir and Orchestra
Il est né le divin enfant Christmas Carols Choir
Noël d’enfants Christmas Carols Choir and Instrument
Fantaisie, Op.111 Concerto Piano
2 Duets, Op.10 Duet Voice(s) and Piano
2 Duets, Op.10 Duet Voice(s) and Piano
Pleurs d'or, Op.72 Duet Voice(s) and Piano
Vocalise-étude Etude Piano
Fantaisie, Op.79 Fantasy Solo Instrument and Piano
Fantaisie, Op.111 Fantasy Piano and orchestra
Élégie, Op. 24 Funeral Music Cello
Requiem, Op. 48 Funeral Music Choir and Orchestra