Chausson

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Bowing to History – Casadesus’ Homage à Chausson
Robert Casadesus (1899-1972) was far better known as a pianist than as a composer, but in his compositions, we find an interesting side view on this most French of French pianists. In his 1954 work, Homage à Chausson, Casadesus paid
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A Violinist’s Love Song – Chausson – Poème
Ernest Chausson (1865-1899) studied under César Franck and Jules Massenet at the Paris Conservatoire. Sole living child of an affluent building contractor who had made his fortune in the redevelopment of Paris in the 1850s under Baron Haussmann, Chausson dabbled
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Chausson and a Symphonic Love Story
Another composer who gave up his father’s dream that he become a lawyer, the French composer Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) completed his studies, was admitted to the bar, but found writing, drawing, and especially composition much more to his liking. In
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Ernest Chausson Concert / César Franck Sonata for piano and violin
Concert for violin, piano and string quartet in D major Op.21 II Sicilienne From Ernest Chausson Concert / César Franck Sonata for piano and violin (2017) Released by Harmonia Mundi Chausson: Concert for violin, piano and string quartet in D
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Composers and their Poets: Ernest Chausson
French Chansons Composed by Ernest Chausson French composer Ernest Chausson’s early death in a bicycle accident cut short a career just as it was beginning to flourish. His position as secretary of the Société Nationale de Musique for 13 years
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Ernest Chausson: Concert Op. 21
Sicilienne from Concert pour piano, violon et quatuor a cordes en re majeur Op. 21 Sandrine Piau, soprano Régis Pasquier, violin Philippe Bianconi, piano Quatuor Parisii From Chausson: Concert Op.21, Chanson perpétuelle Op.37, Quatuor Op.35 (2010) Released by Saphir Productions
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