Gabriel Fauré

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Fauré wrote with long, sinuous melodic lines and delicately shifting harmonies to create music with an exquisite, unique sound.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48 1887 Choral
Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 1887 Choral
Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1 1877 Vocal Music
Pelléas et Mélisande, incidental music and suite for orchestra, Op. 80 1898 Orchestral
Cantique de Jean Racine, for 4-part chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op. 11 1865 Choral
Dolly, suite for piano, 4 hands or orchestra, Op. 56 1893 Keyboard
Berceuse, for violin & piano (or orchestra) in D major, Op. 16 1879 Concerto Chamber Music
Élégie for cello & piano or orchestra in C minor, Op. 24 1880 Concerto Chamber Music
Sicilienne, for cello & piano, Op. 78 1898 Chamber Music
Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in A major, Op. 13 1876 Chamber Music
Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 1876 Chamber Music
La Bonne chanson, song cycle (9) for voice & piano (or string quintet & piano), Op. 61 1892 Vocal Music
Clair de lune, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in B flat minor, Op. 46/2 1887 Vocal Music
Impromptu for harp in D flat major, Op. 86 1904 Chamber Music
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45 1885 Chamber Music
Masques et bergamasques, suite for orchestra, Op. 112 1919 Orchestral
L'horizon chimérique, song cycle (4) for voice & piano, Op. 118 1921 Vocal Music
Piano Quintet No. 2 in C minor, Op. 115 1919 Chamber Music
Fantaisie for flute & piano (or orchestra) in E minor, Op. 79 1898 Chamber Music
Piano Quintet No. 1 in D minor, Op. 89 1890 Chamber Music
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