The Complete Songs of Faure, Vol. 3

Release Date: 3/2/2018
Catalog Number: SIGCD483
Composer: Gabriel Fauré
Number of Discs: 1

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$17.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
Pianist Malcolm Martineau brings together some of the UK’s finest singers for the third release in his series charting the complete songs of French composer Gabriel Faure´. This series follows Martineau’s well-received 5-album series of the Complete Songs of Francis Poulenc. Recognized as one of the leading accompanists of his generation, Malcolm Martineau has worked with many of the world’s greatest singers. He has presented his own series at the Wigmore Hall, and at the Edinburgh Festival. He has appeared throughout Europe, North America, Australia, and at major European festivals. The Sunday Telegraph boasted of his “Outstanding musical intelligence and virtuosity,” while BBC Music Magazine stated, “…Pianist Malcolm Martineau is superb, technically immaculate and consistently imaginative.”
Works on This Recording
1. Ici bas!, Op. 8 no 3 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Iestyn Davies (Countertenor), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1874 ; France
2. Au bord de l'eau, Op. 8 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875 ; France
3. Chant d'automne, Op. 5 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Isobel Buchanan (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1871 ; France
4. Vocalise No. 13 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
5. Tristesse d'Olympio, song for voice & piano by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: John Chest (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1865 ;
6. Automne, Op. 18 no 3 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Isobel Buchanan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; France
7. Clair de lune, Op. 46 no 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; France
8. Spleen, Op. 51 no 3 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
9. Les roses d'Ispahan, Op. 39 no 4 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Janis Kelly (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; France
10. La rose, Op. 51 no 4 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Thomas Oliemans (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; France
11. Le parfum impérissable, Op. 76 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Lorna Anderson (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897 ; France
12. Soir, Op. 83 no 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Lorna Anderson (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
13. Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80: La mort de Mélisande by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Lorna Anderson (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Written: 1898 ;
14. Sérénade du bourgeois gentilhomme by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Thomas Oliemans (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1893 ; France
15. Ave Maria in A flat major, Op. 67 no 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Louise Kemeny (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894-1895 ; France
16. Vocalise-étude by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Sarah Connolly (Mezzo Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1906 ; France
17. Le don silencieux, Op. 92 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Thomas Oliemans (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1906 ; France
18. Chanson, Op. 94 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Sarah Connolly (Mezzo Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1906 ; France
19. Vocalises (45): L'Envie. Vocalise No. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Lorna Anderson (Soprano)
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1906-1916 ;
20. Mirages, Op. 113 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: William Dazeley (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1919 ; France
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