Elegie, Opus 24 by Gabriel Faure (1845-1924). For cello and piano. Classical Period. Difficulty: difficult. Instrumental solo book. Piano accompaniment, fingerings and bowings. Composed 1879. 9 pages. Published by International Music Company (IM.897).
With piano accompaniment, fingerings and bowings. Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
January 6, 2012
Absolutely fantastic piece! I love the amount of emotion you can easily give throughout this piece. Definitely one of my all-time favorite compositions. It is so completely beautiful to listen to and very fun to play. Anyone who plays cello must play this at some point. Yes, it is tricky...
16 of 28 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Europe
May 27, 2008
A true gem of the repertoire.
Any ambitious cellist who can find a sensitive pianist should attempt this lovely work. Fauré is often underestimated - his language is quite new, yet within traditional forms. This work has immediate appeal for performers and listeners alike.
24 of 50 people found this review helpful.
Pierre From paris
Location: from Paris, FRANCE
Location: from Boise, ID
February 12, 2007
This elegy thing was disgustingly terrible! I absolutely hated it! Where's the passion? I think that this piece is just ultimately a horrible example of French literature and cello music, and needs to be burned! Incredibly detatched and one dimensional
27 of 64 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Harrisburg, PA
December 9, 2004
I was introduced to this piece by my college professor, and I think it is absolutely magnificant. It is a wonderful piece to work on a nice wide vibratto. This would be especially good for a funeral or memorial service. You can just feel the emotions of the bereaved. I...
27 of 53 people found this review helpful.