Belgian-French organist and composer César Franck died on this day in 1890 – 127 years ago.
Franck’s signature works include his ‘Symphony in D minor’, ‘Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra’, ‘Piano Quintet in F minor’, symphonic poem ‘Le Chasseur maudit’ – and his legendary ‘Violin and Piano Sonata in A Major’ – a wedding present for violin virtuoso Eugène Ysaÿe.
ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER & LAMBERT ORKIS | FRANCK VIOLIN SONATA IN A MAJOR | 1989
Debussy, Franck: Violin Sonatas / Chausson: Poeme |CD|
Kyung Wha Chung, violin
Radu Lupu, piano
Release Date: March 10, 1998