Fauré’s 13 “Barcarolles”, composed over a period of almost four decades (1882–1921) are highly representative of his output for piano and are regarded as his most characteristic works.
They reflect his breaking free from the Romantic idiom, particularly that of Chopin and Mendelssohn, developing an independent musical language in which he combined tradition and the emerging modernism.
who is a French pianist and doctor of musicology studied in Warsaw and Paris.
He has edited a volume of the “Œuvres complètes de Gabriel Fauré”, is Series Editor of the “Complete Chopin. A New Critical Edition” as well as two volumes of the Édition “Complète des Œuvres de Claude Debussy”. Together with John Rink he published the “Annotated Catalogue of Chopin’s First Editions” in 2010.