Toward an Authentic Interpetation of the Organ Works of Cesar Franck

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It was in 1983 that Smith's doctoral dissertation at the Juilliard School of Music was published to inaugurate the series. It has been quite successful for these many years, but he finds a new edition justified by his subsequent experience as a writer, and by new research on Franck (1822-90) in particular and 19th-century music in general. Drawing on first-hand sources, he discusses Franck, his music, and the organs he was acquainted with; practical performance suggestions are available in his sar Franck/>. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. I Cesar Franck - Organ Student 1
Ch. II Cesar Franck - Organist 9
Ch. III Cesar Franck - Professor of Organ 38
Ch. IV The Cavaille-Coll Organ 47
Ch. V The Organ of Sainte-Clotilde 53
Ch. VI Cesar Franck 77
Ch. VII The Tournemire Recordings 99
Summary 107
App. A Published accounts of Franck's organ performances 111
App. B Stoplists of organs played by Cesar Franck 125
App. C Examination pieces played by students in Franck's class 165
App. D Cesar Franck Remembered 167
Some Personal Reminiscences 169
Cesar Franck Intime: A Conversation with Gabriel Pierne 175
Some Memories of le Pere Franck 181
Cesar Franck as I Saw Him 184
Cesar Franck, Organ Teacher 187
Cesar Franck's Organ Class in 1889-1890 191
Cesar Franck's Class 193
Bibliography 201
Index 211
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