Ernest Chausson

Symphony in Bb major

Op. 20

About this work...

The mid-1880s witnessed the creation of a mighty handful of great French symphonies -- Saint-Saëns' "Organ" Symphony, Lalo's Symphony in G minor, d'Indy's Symphony on a French Mountain Air, and César Franck's Symphony in D minor (begun in 1886 and completed in 1888). Having hit his mature compositional stride during th... read more