Gabriel Fauré

Romance in A major

Op. 69 • “Andante”

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Though several of Fauré's smaller pieces, upon which his fame largely rests -- Papillon, for instance -- owe their existence to the mercenary promptings of his publisher, a few are abreath with the subtle poetry which entered his music with his discovery of Verlaine in 1888. This is quite pronounced in the Romance for ... read more