1880 in Music

Music reviews I’ve written for music published in 1880.

 

1. Gabriel Faure: Nocturne No. 2 in B major, Op. 33 (9?/10)

I didn’t write individual reviews of these pieces, so this is one to revisit.

 

2. Antonin Dvorak: Violin Sonata in F major (7/10)

Dvorak’s violin sonata is not one of the main works for the instrument and I guess that’s a combination of a lack of memorable melody and the general conservativeness of the work compared to what came later. It really is a pleasing piece, but I understand why people don’t really remember it.

 

3. Gabriel Faure: Barcarole No. 1 in A minor, Op. 26 (6?/10)

I didn’t write individual reviews of these pieces, so this is one to revisit.

 

4. Claude Debussy: Danse bohémienne (6/10)

This is one of Debussy’s earliest piano pieces. It is quite traditional.

 

Gabriel Faure: Elegie (???/10)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.