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Thelma Reiss (violoncello)
Ivor Newton (pianoforte)
Faure had a great power of lyrical expression. His music abounds with beautiful and finely drawn melodies. A consummate craftsman and a harmonist of considerable range and subtlety, everything he wrote is highly polished and designed with an unerring sense of balance and clarity of style. Indeed, Debussy once said that the graceful fleeting lines of Faure's music may be compared to the gesture of a beautiful woman without either suffering by the comparison '. These qualities characterise the Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, which was composed in 1921, when Faure was seventy-six years of age.


Unknown: Thelma Reiss
Pianoforte: Ivor Newton

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