César Franck

Fantaisie in A major

FWV35, M35 • “3 Pièces pour Grand Orgue”

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Franck was titular organist at the newly constructed and soon to be fashionable Parisian basilica Ste. Clotilde from 1858 until his death in 1890. Considering that the organ was Franck's preferred instrument, he composed -- discounting a number of small, if characteristic harmonium pieces -- surprisingly little for it,... read more