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The Best Of Cesar Franck


Release Date: 08/16/1994 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 442296   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  César Franck
Performer:  Marie-Francoise BucquetArthur GrumiauxIstván HajduJosé Carreras,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul CapolongoWillem van Otterloo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  Marie-Francoise Bucquet (Piano), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin), István Hajdu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
2.
Symphony in D minor, M 48 by César Franck
Conductor:  Paul Capolongo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; France 
3.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Language: Latin 
4.
Chorales (3) for Organ: no 2 in B minor, M 39 by César Franck
Performer:  Pierre Cochereau (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Venue:  Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris 
5.
Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra, M 46 by César Franck
Performer:  Marie-Francoise Bucquet (Piano)
Conductor:  Willem van Otterloo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
6.
Les Eolides, M 43 by César Franck
Conductor:  Willem van Otterloo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; France 
7.
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue for Piano, M 21 by César Franck
Performer:  Marie-Francoise Bucquet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; France 
8.
Pieces (3) for Organ: no 2 - Cantabile in B major, M 36 by César Franck
Performer:  Pierre Cochereau (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; France 
Venue:  Noter Dame Cathedral, Paris 
9.
Pieces (3) for Organ: no 3 - Pièce héroïque in B minor, M 37 by César Franck
Performer:  Pierre Cochereau (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; France 
Venue:  Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris 

Sound Samples

Sonata for Violin and Piano in A: 1. Allegretto ben moderato
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A: 2. Allegro- Quasi lento- Tempo 1 (Allegro)
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A: 3. Recitativo - Fantasia (Ben moderato - Largamente - Molto vivace)
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A: 4. Allegretto poco mosso
Pièce héroïque
Chorale No.2 in B minor
Panis Angelicus
Variations symphoniques
Les Eolides
Prélude, Chorale et Fugue: Prélude
Prélude, Chorale et Fugue: Chorale
Prélude, Chorale et Fugue: Fugue
Cantabile in B
Symphony in D minor: 1. Lento - Allegro ma non troppo - Allegro
Symphony in D minor: 2. Allegretto
Symphony in D minor: 3. Allegro non troppo

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