Gabriel Faure : Pavane
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||Faure, Gabriel (biography)|
, Pamiers, France
, Paris, France
|The Artist:||Famous for a handful of popular pieces including the Pavane, Dolly Suite, Requiem, Berceuse for violin. His music is characterized by unusual harmonies and modulations|
|Composition Info:|| It was originally written for piano and chorus, but soon it was adapted for orchestra.|
The pavan was a sixteenth- and seventeenth-century court dance of Italian origin, in duple meter, and stately in tempo and spirit.