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Cesar Franck

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A cette terre ou l'on ploie sa tente (1)
Aimer (3)
Allegretto in C minor (1)
Allegretto in D major (1)
Allegretto in D minor (1)
Allegretto in E flat major (1)
Allegro moderato in D flat minor (1)
Amen in D major (1)
Amen in E flat major (1)
Andante quasi lento, for harmonium (1)
Andantino in A flat major (2)
Andantino in C major (1)
Andantino in D major (1)
Andantino in E flat major (1)
Andantino in G minor, op.25 (3)
Andantino in G minor (2)
Andantino quietoso, op.6 (3)
Andantino (2)
Ave Maria (2)
Ballade, op.9 (1)
Cantabile, M36 (3)
Cello Sonata in A major (10)
Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne (1)
Chorales (3) (14)
Choral no.1 in E major, M38 (2)
Choral no.2 in B minor, M39 (10)
Choral no.3 in A minor, M40 (8)
Chorals (3) (arr. Karl-Andreas Kolly for piano) (1)
Danse Lente (3)
Danse Lent (1)
Dextera Domini (1)
Domine, non secundum (1)
Duo no.1 for piano 4 hands, on 'God Save the King', op.4, M4 (1)
Eglogue, op.3 (1)
Elevation in A major (1)
Entree in E major for harmonium (1)
Fantaisie in A major, M35 (6)
Fantasy in C major, op.16 (7)
Fantasy on two Polish folk songs, op.15 (1)
Final, op.21 (7)
Flute Sonata in A major (3)
Gloria Patri in E flat major (1)
Grand Caprice, op.5 (1)
Grand Choeur in C major (1)
Grand Choeur in C minor (1)
Grand Choeur in D major (1)
Grand choeur in E flat major (2)
Grande Fantaisie sur des motifs de Gulistan de Dalay (1)
Grande piece symphonique, op.17 (13)
Hulda: Ballet music 'La lutte de l'hiver et du printemps' (1)
L'ange et l'enfant (2)
L'emir de Bengador (2)
L'organiste (complete) (4)
L'organiste (excerpts) (3)
L'organiste volume 1, M41 (1)
La Procession (7)
Le Chasseur Maudit (The Accursed Hunter), M44 (8)
Le Mariage des roses (5)
Le Sylphe, op.73 (2)
Lento in D minor (1)
Les Beatitudes (2)
Les Djinns, M45 (6)
Les Eolides: Symphonic Tone Poem (12)
Les Plaintes d'une poupee, M20 (1)
Les Sept Paroles du Christ en Croix (The Seven Words of Christ at the Cross) (2)
Les cloches du soir (3)
Le vase brise (3)
Lied (3)
Mass in A Major op.12 (1)
Melancolie in E minor for piano and violin (2)
Melodies (4) de Schubert, op.8 (1)
Moderato in C minor (1)
Moderato in E flat major (1)
Ninon (3)
Nocturne (10)
O du herziges trautes Magdelein (1)
Offertoire in A major (2)
Offertoire in B minor (1)
Offertoire in C minor (1)
Offertoire in E flat major (1)
Offertoire in E major (1)
Offertoire in F minor (2)
Offertoire in F sharp minor (2)
Offertoire in G minor (3)
Offertoire ou communion in E minor (1)
Offertoire pour La Messe de Minuit in D minor (2)
Offertoire sur un Noel Breton (4)
Panis Angelicus (arr. C Hazell) (1)
Panis Angelicus (arr. L Stokowski) (3)
Panis Angelicus (arr. for cornet, organ and choir) (1)
Panis Angelicus (60)
Passez! Passez toujours! (2)
Passez toujours (1)
Pastorale, op.19 (14)
Petit Offertoire inedit (1)
Petit Offertoire (3)
Petites Pieces (44) (1)
Piano Concerto no.2 in B minor, op.11 (1)
Piano Quintet in F minor, op.14 (17)
Piano Trio, op.1 no.2 'Trio de salon' (1)
Piano Trio in F sharp major, op.1 no.1 (2)
Piece V (1)
Piece for organ or harmonium in A major (2)
Piece heroique, M37 (16)
Piece in E flat major (4)
Piece pour Grand Orgue (3)
Pieces (3) for organ (11)
Pieces (5) for harmonium (trans. Louis Vierne) (1)
Pour moi sa main cueillait des roses, FWV83 (1)
Prelude, Aria and Finale (7)
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue (28)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. Harold Bauer for piano solo) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. Ignaz Friedman for piano solo) (2)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (violin and piano) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (26)
Prelude pour l'Ave Maris Stella in D minor (1)
Priere, op.20 (8)
Psalm 150, M69 (1)
Psyche: Suite (2)
Psyche (13)
Quae est ista (1)
Quasi lento in F minor (1)
Quasi marcia, op.22 (1)
Quasi marcia in D minor (1)
Rebecca (1)
Redemption: Symphonic Interlude (6)
Redemption (2)
Robin Gray (3)
Roses et papillons (4)
S'il est un charmant gazon (4)
Sonata in A major (1)
Sortie in D major (1)
Souvenance (3)
Souvenirs d'Aix-la-Chapelle, op.7 (1)
Stradella (2)
String Quartet in D major, FWV9 (5)
Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra (51)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (arr. Calvin Hampton) (1)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (transc. Simon Johnson) (1)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (46)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. Alfred Cortot) (2)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. David Riniker for piano trio) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. Delsart for cello) (16)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for cello) (5)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for flute) (2)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for flute by M Piccinini) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. viola) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (double bass) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (97)

César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (10 December 1822 – 8 November 1890) was a composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his adult life.

He was born at Liège, in what is now Belgium (though at the time of his birth it was part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands). In that city he gave his first concerts in 1834. He studied privately in Paris from 1835, where his teachers included Anton Reicha. After a brief return to Belgium, and a disastrous reception to an early oratorio Ruth, he moved to Paris, where he married and embarked on a career as teacher and organist. He gained a reputation as a formidable improviser, and travelled widely in France to demonstrate new instruments built by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.

In 1858 he became organist at Sainte-Clotilde, a position he retained for the rest of his life. He became professor at the Paris Conservatoire in 1872; he took French nationality, a requirement of the appointment. His pupils included Vincent d'Indy, Ernest Chausson, Louis Vierne, Charles Tournemire, Guillaume Lekeu and Henri Duparc. After acquiring the professorship Franck wrote several pieces that have entered the standard classical repertoire, including symphonic, chamber, and keyboard works.

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