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Gabriel Faure : Pavane  

Gabriel Faure : Pavane

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About 'Pavane'

Artist: Faure, Gabriel (biography)
Born:1845 , Pamiers, France
Died:1924 , 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 Date:1887
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.


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