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Art Of Pierre Fournier

Fournier,Pierre
Release Date: 11/01/2005 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4356  
Composer:  Claude DebussyFrançois FrancoeurJohann Sebastian BachZoltán Kodály
Performer:  Guy BourassaPierre Fournier
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pierre Fournier (1906-1985) was renowned for his elegant tone and impeccable musicianship. He was regarded among his contemporaries as a true aristocrat of the cello. In 1959 and 1960, Fournier visited the studios of Radio-Canada in Montreal for two television recitals: one, a program of music for cello and piano (with Guy Bourassa, piano), featured sonatas by Debussy and Francoeur, and the Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70, by Schumann; the other appearance included two major works for solo cello, the Bach Suite No. 3 and the Kodaly Sonata, Op. 8. 76 min., B & W. Pierre Fournier (1906-1985) was renowned for his elegant tone and impeccable musicianship. He was regarded among his contemporaries as a true aristocrat of the cello. In 1959 and 1960, Fournier visited the studios of Radio-Canada in Montreal for two television recitals: one, a program of music for cello and piano (with Guy Bourassa, piano), featured sonatas by Debussy and Francoeur, and the Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70, by Schumann; the other appearance included two major works for solo cello, the Bach Suite No. 3 and the Kodaly Sonata, Op. 8. 76 min., B & W. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Cello and Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Guy Bourassa (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
Date of Recording: 1959 
2.
Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in E major by François Francoeur
Performer:  Guy Bourassa (Piano), Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1959 
3.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1960 
4.
Sonata for Cello solo, Op. 8 by Zoltán Kodály
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1960 

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