Books in this series are co-published by Ashgate and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, UK. Titles published are as a result of research carried out by staff at the Guildhall or by their associates.
By Graham Johnson
October 20, 2009
The career of Gabriel Fauré as a composer of songs for voice and piano traverses six decades (1862-1921); almost the whole history of French mélodie is contained within these parameters. In the 1860s Fauré, the lifelong protégé of Camille Saint-SaÃ«ns, was a suavely precocious student; he was part ...