Piano Trios – Fauré / Pierné

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Gabriel Pierné
Piano Trio op.45
II. Allegretto scherzando

From Piano Trios – Fauré / Pierné (2014)

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Pierné: Piano Trio op.45 – II. Allegretto scherzando

Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Trio is a late work (1923) which at once aroused the admiration of his contemporaries and is now regarded as one of the finest trios in the French repertory. The much less well-known Trio of Gabriel Pierné, premiered a year earlier, is characterised by its solid architecture, its great melodic richness, and a notably inventive rhythmic style. Two masterpieces that make an eminently logical coupling.

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