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Biography of Gabriel Faure (1845-1924): biography, sheet music, recordings, weblinks and literature

Biography of Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

Photo portrait of Gabriel Fauré
Photo: Atelier Nadar
12.05.1845
Born in Pamiers
1853
A blind woman heres him play and convinces his father, to send him to Paris for his musical education.
1854
Lessons at the Ecole de Musique religieuse et classique of Louis Niedermeyer with Saint-Saens with whom he will share a live long friendship
1865
Organist in Rennes
1870
Changing jobs as organ player in Paris churches
1871
Co-founder of the Societé Nationale de musique
1877
Band master at St. Madeleine
The overwhelming predominance of opera in Paris makes his compositions sparsely attended
He suffered from growing deafness like Beethoven did.
1896
Lectorship at Paris conservatory. Among his sutdents where Ravel, Schmitt, Malherbe, Enesco, Koechlin, Aubert und Boulanger. Nachfolger von Dubois an der Madeleine
28.07.1898
Gaston Blanquart wins the first price of the conservatory with the Fantasy composed by Faurè for this event and dedicated to Taffanel
1905
Head of conservatory
1909
President of the Societé musicale independante
1920
Complete deafness makes him leave the conservatory.
04.11.1924
Dies in Paris

Sheet music for flute:

Anthology of Selected Pieces (Sammlung)
edition on notenbuch.de
(flute, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Fantaisie op. 79
  2. Morceau de lecture (Sarabande)
  3. Interlude (Pelléas et Mélisane Op. 80)
  4. Pavane Op. 50
  5. Sicilienne Op. 78
  6. Air de danse (Caligula Op. 52)
  7. Morceau de lecture (Barcarolle)
  8. Berceuse Op. 16
  9. Berceuse (Dolly, Op. 56)
  10. Vocalise-Étude
Some of the pieces are original, others are adaptations. Most pieces are really beautiful.


Après un rêve (Es-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Schott Verlag, ED0 9964
Rating: easy
  1. Andantino


Berceuse (C-Dur)
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(3 flutes)
B.V. Muziekuitgeverij XYZ, XYZ 1194
Rating: easy
  1. Allegretto moderato
Three scores, two pages each.


Berceuse op. 16 (F-Dur)
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(flute (oboe), piano)
Alphonse Leduc, HA 9 064
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto moderato
Very, very nice. As one might expect of a piece written originally for the oboe, it is in the lower register.


Fantaisie op. 79
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(flute, piano)
Alphonse Leduc, J. 4283 H.
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Andantino
  2. Allegro
Absolutely classic
Written in 1898


Pavane (A-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, guitar)
Schott Verlag, ED 12215
Rating: easy
  1. Allegretto molto moderato


Pavane (g-moll) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, clarinet in H flat, piano)
Phoenix Music, PM9081
Rating: easy
  1. Pavane
Cheap edition, probably made for music schools. It looks like copies, collected in a plastic cover. Sometimes the prints inside stick to the cover. Not the best idea, I think.


Pavane op. 50 (G-Dur)
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(3 flutes)
Rating: easy
  1. Allegretto molto moderato
One score. At each of the three times the page has to be turned, third flute has a break to do it.


Pavane op. 50 (A-Dur)
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(4 flutes (2 flutes (alto flute (bass flute))))
Rating: easy
  1. Andante molto moderato
Parts and score


Piece (a-moll)
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(flute, piano)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 16 155
Rating: easy
  1. Adagio, molto tranquillo


Sicilienne op. 78 (g-moll) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, clarinet in H flat, piano)
Phoenix Music, PM9082
Rating: easy
  1. Allegretto, molto moderato
One of the series Tea junction. Cheap but not very robust and in a plastic cover.


Sonate op. 13 (A-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, piano)
Zimmermann, ZM 31930
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro molto
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro vivo
  4. Allegro quasi presto
The violin sonata edited for flute.


CDs with/from Gabriel Faure

Philippe Bernold, Phlippe Berrod, Jean-Louis Capezzali, Benoît de Barsony, Ariane Jacob, Laurent Lefèvre
Caprice (2 CD) (2008)
Taffanel, Saint-Saens, Fauré - Oeuvres pour flûte et piano
jpc
  1. Paul Taffanel: Andante pastoral (03:39:00)
  2. Paul Taffanel: Scherzettino (01:56:00)
  3. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Le DĂ©luge - PrĂ©lude pour flĂ»te et piano op. 45 (03:40:00)
  4. Paul Taffanel: Fantaisie sur Le FreischĂĽtz de C. Maria von Weber (11:13:00)
  5. Paul Taffanel: Fantaisie-transcription sur Les Indes Galantes de J. P. Rameau (07:37:00)
  6. Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Arioso ext. de Eugen Onegin (03:10:00)
  7. Paul Taffanel: Grande Fantaisie sur Francoise de Rimini d´Ambroise Thomas (20:06:00)
  8. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Tarantelle pour flĂ»te, clarinette et piano op. 6 (06:44:00)
  9. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Caprice sur des airs danois et russes op. 79 (10:26:00)
  10. Gabriel Faure: Les Joueuses de flĂ»te ext de PĂ©nĂ©lope (03:49:00)
  11. Paul Taffanel: Sicilienne Etude op. 7 (03:55:00)
  12. Gabriel Faure: Fantasie op. 79 (05:03:00)
  13. Paul Taffanel: Grande Fantaisie sur Mignon d´Ambroise Thomas (12:07:00)
  14. Paul Taffanel: Allegretto grazioso (01:09:00)
  15. Paul Taffanel: Allegretto scherzando (01:19:00)
  16. Paul Taffanel: Fantaisie sur Jean de Nvelle de Leo Delibes (08:12:00)
  17. Paul Taffanel: Quintette en sol mineur pour instruments Ă  vent:
  18. Allegro (09:32:00)
  19. Andante (06:11:00)
  20. Vivace (06:09:00)
  21. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Romance op. 37 (05:31:00)
Flute Music of France (1989)
  1. Gabriel Faure: Fantaisie Op. 79 (05:03:00)
  2. Louis Aubert: Madrigal (04:20:00)
  3. Albert Roussel: Joueurs de Flute:
  4. Pan (03:07:00)
  5. Tityre (01:05:00)
  6. Krishna (03:10:00)
  7. Mr. de la Pejaudie (01:34:00)
  8. Gabriel Faure: Morceau de Concours (02:49:00)
  9. Charles Koechlin: 14 Pieces pour Flute et piano Op. 157 (12:16:00)
  10. Jean-Michel Damase: Nocturne (02:14:00)
  11. Philippe Gaubert: Madrigal (03:48:00)
  12. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Romance op. 37 (05:43:00)
  13. Francis Poulenc: Sonata:
  14. Allegro malinconico (04:15:00)
  15. Cantilena (04:14:00)
  16. Presto giocoso (03:28:00)
Michel Debost, Christian Ivaldi
Flute Panorama CD 1 (1993)
2 - Paris-Leipzig 1900
    Charles-Marie Widor: Suite op. 34:
  1. Moderato (04:02:00)
  2. Scherzo (02:38:00)
  3. Romance (04:28:00)
  4. Final (05:30:00)
  5. Carl Reinecke: Sonate "Undine" opus 167:
  6. Allegro (06:40:00)
  7. Intermezzo Allegretto vivace (03:45:00)
  8. Andante tranquillo (03:26:00)
  9. Finale (05:35:00)
  10. Modere (04:35:00)
  11. Lent (03:54:00)
  12. Allegro moderato (06:17:00)
  13. Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Sonata Appassionata (04:21:00)
  14. Gabriel Faure: Morceau de Concours - Adagio non troppo (02:45:00)
Michel Debost, Christian Ivaldi
Flute Panorama CD 2 (1993)
The Golden Age of the Conservatoire
  1. Gabriel Faure: Fantaisie opus 79 (05:03:00)
  2. Georges Enescu: Cantabile et Presto (05:35:00)
  3. Alfredo Casella: Sicilienne et burlesque (08:22:00)
  4. Philippe Gaubert: Fantaisie - Moderato quasi fantasie - Lent - Vif (06:27:00)
  5. Georges HĂĽe: Fantaisie - Assez lent - Modere - Tres Vif (07:37:00)
  6. Louis Ganne: Andante et Scherzo (06:57:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando (05:53:00)
  8. Paul Taffanel: Andante pastoral et Scherzettino (05:36:00)
  9. Albert Perilhou: Ballade (05:42:00)
  10. Henri Busser: Prelude et Scherzo (05:26:00)
Julius Baker, Lisa Emenheiser Logan
jpc
    Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Flute and Piano:
  1. Allegro malinconico (04:46:00)
  2. Cantilena (03:34:00)
  3. Presto giocoso (04:08:00)
  4. Robert Muczynski: Sonata for Flute and Piano, op. 14:
  5. Allegro deciso (03:56:00)
  6. Scherzo (vivace) (01:42:00)
  7. Andante (03:55:00)
  8. Allegro con moto (03:38:00)
  9. Claude Debussy: PrĂ©lude Ă  l'après-midi d'un faune (09:49:00)
  10. CĂ©sar Franck: Sonata in A:
  11. Allegro men moderato (05:18:00)
  12. Allegro (07:56:00)
  13. Recitativo - Fantasia (06:59:00)
  14. Allegretto poco mosso (06:23:00)
  15. Gabriel Faure: après un rĂŞve, op. 7, No. 1 (02:59:00)
Michael Faust, Birgitta Wollenweber
La Flute Brillante (1997)
Französische Musik für Flöte und Klavier
  1. Cecil Chaminade: Concertino, Op. 107 (08:22:00)
  2. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Romance op. 37 (06:25:00)
  3. Gabriel Faure: Fantaisie op. 97 (05:14:00)
  4. Camille Saint-SaĂ«ns: Odelette (08:40:00)
  5. Georges HĂĽe: Fantaisie (08:00:00)
  6. Jules Mouquet: La flute de Pan:
  7. Pan et les bergers (04:05:00)
  8. Pan et les oiseaux (05:45:00)
  9. Pan et les nymphes (05:12:00)
  10. Francois Borne: Fantaisie brillante sur Carmen (11:33:00)
Jonathan Feldman, Robert Langevin
Sonates Romantiques (2010)
Pierne - Franck - Faure
jpc
    Gabriel Faure: Sonate No. 1 in A-Dur fĂĽr Violine und Klavier op. 13:
  1. Allegro molto (08:39:00)
  2. Andante (06:44:00)
  3. Allegro vivo (03:57:00)
  4. Allegro quasi presto (05:45:00)
  5. Gabriel Pierné: Sonate für Klavier un dVioline op. 36:
  6. Allegretto (09:11:00)
  7. Allegretto tranquillo (04:39:00)
  8. CĂ©sar Franck: Sonate in A-Dur fĂĽr Violine und Klavier:
  9. Allegretto ben moderato (06:26:00)
  10. Allegro (07:55:00)
  11. Recitativo-Fantasia Ben moderato - Molto lento (00:00:07)
  12. Allegretto poco mosso (06:11:00)
Natalia Gerakis, Ulrike Neubacher
Terra e Aria (2008)
Musik für Flöte und Harfe
jpc
  1. Claude Debussy: Syrinx (00:00:02)
  2. Claude Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de Lin (02:26:00)
  3. Gabriel Faure: Morceau de concours (02:58:00)
  4. Georg Friedrich Händel: Allegro aus dem Harfenkonzert in B-dur (04:33:00)
  5. Christoph Willibald Gluck: Reigen seliger Geister (06:06:00)
  6. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Variationen ĂĽber das Lied "Ah! vous dirais-je Maman" (06:02:00)
  7. Georg Philipp Telemann: Fantasie Nr. 1:
  8. Vivace - Adagio/Allegro - Allegro (03:26:00)
  9. Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonate in C-Dur, BWV 1033:
  10. Andante (01:26:00)
  11. Allegro (01:47:00)
  12. Adagio (01:57:00)
  13. Menuett I & II (02:57:00)
  14. Gabriel Faure: Sicilienne aus Pelleas & Melisande (03:55:00)
  15. Alfredo Rolando Ortiz: Ecuador fĂĽr Harfe solo (04:30:00)
  16. Maurice Ravel: Pièce en forme de Habanera (03:09:00)
  17. Jacques Ibert: Entr'acte (00:00:03)

Literature von/über Gabriel Faure

Last edit 21.04.2014