Angela Hewitt - Faure: Piano Music (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 72:40 minutes | 574 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Angela Hewitt's recordings of French piano music have received the highest critical acclaim. For this release, she turns to Faure, a French composer who is both serious and introspective, with a refinement that has led to him being relatively overlooked by some performers. In Angela Hewitt's hands this music is an utter joy. This album includes the composer's major work in the genre, the Theme et variations, Op 73, along with a selection of Valses-caprices and Nocturnes. It ends with a more radiant piece from Faure's youth, the Ballade pour piano seul, Op 19, dedicated to Saint-Saens.