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Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11

1865; dedicated to César Franck
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Roman Breviary
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The Cantique de Jean Racine, dedicated to César Franck, is an early work, dating from 1865. A reticent piece for four-part mixed choir and organ, it won the composer the first prize for composition at the École Niedermeyer, where at that time he was still a student.

from notes by Wadham Sutton © 1989

Le Cantique de Jean Racine, dédié à César Franck, est une œuvre ancienne, datée de 1865. Toute en retenue, pour chœur mixte à quatre parties et orgue, elle valut à Fauré le premier prix de composition à l’École Niedermeyer, où il était encore élève.

extrait des notes rédigées par Wadham Sutton © 1989
Français: Hypérion

Der Cantique de Jean Racine, ein Frühwerk, das 1865 entstand, ist César Franck gewidmet. Es ist dies ein zurückhaltendes Stück für vierstimmigen gemischten Chor und Orgel, mit dem der Komponist den ersten Preis für Komposition an der École Niedermeyer gewann, an der er zu dem Zeitpunkt noch Student war.

aus dem Begleittext von Wadham Sutton © 1989
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


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CDA30008Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
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Track 8 on CDA30008 [6'05] Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Track 8 on CDA66292 [6'05]
Track 17 on CDA66669 [5'42]

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