Art Of Pierre Fournier

Release Date: 11/1/2005
Catalog Number: 4356
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.
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
2. Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in E major by François Francoeur
Performer: Pierre Fournier (Cello), Guy Bourassa (Piano)
Period: Baroque
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
4. Sonata for Cello solo, Op. 8 by Zoltán Kodály
Performer: Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; Hungary
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