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Gabriel Fauré: Songs for Bass Voice and Piano

TOCC 0268

DDD
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 59'34"
Tracks: 25
Booklet pages: 32
© 2015 Toccata Classics
Reviewer: Paul Sarcich
Review of Gabriel Fauré: Songs for Bass Voice and Piano published on 24 January 2016

Listen: Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve (track 8, 0:01-0:51)

Jared Schwartz, bass
Roy Howat, piano

Gabriel Fauré:

Three Baudelaire Settings (first recordings by a bass voice)
1 Hymne
2 La rançon
3 Chant d'automne

4 Tristesse (first recording by a bass voice)
5 L'absent (first recording by a bass voice)
6 Le parfum impérissable, Op 76 No 1 (first recording by a bass voice)

Two Tuscan Settings (first recordings by a bass voice)
7 Sérénade toscane (O tu che dormi) (first recording in Tuscan)
8 Après un rêve (Levati, sol) (first recording in Tuscan)

Two Gautier Settings
9 Les matelots (first recording by a bass voice)
10 Chanson du pêcheur (Lamento)

Three Verlaine Settings (first recordings by a bass voice)
11 Mandoline, Op 58 No 1
12 En sourdine, Op 58 No 2
13 Prison, Op 68 No 1

14 Dans la forêt de septembre, Op 58 No 1 (first recording by a bass voice)
15 Tristesse d'Olympio (first recording by a bass voice)
16 Aurore, Op 39 No 1 (first recording by a bass voice)
17 La fleur qui va sur l'eau, Op 85 No 2 (first recording by a bass voice)
18 Fleur jetée, Op 39 No 2 (first recording by a bass voice)

19 Le don silencieux, Op 92 (first recording by a bass voice)
20 Nocturne, Op 43 No 2 (first recording by a bass voice)
21 Les présents, Op 46 No 1 (first recording by a bass voice)
22 Au bord de l'eau (first recording by a bass voice)

23 Ici-bas (first recording by a bass voice)
24 Barcarolle (first recording by a bass voice)
25 Le Voyageur, Op 18 No 2 (first recording by a bass voice)

Recorded 13, 15 and 16 February 2015 in St Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral, Dallas, Texas, USA

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