Faure Listening Discussion

Listen to at least 2 different recordings of the Faure Violin Sonata. You must listen to movement 1 are encouraged to listen to all 4 movements. After you listen, please respond to these short answer questions: 1. Whose recordings did you listen to? Do you have a preference? Why?

2. Faure has been called the "French Schubert"---what does this mean?

3. What are your impressions of this sonata? Do you like it? Love it? Want to play it? My favorite part is the very opening of the first movement. What is special about this beginning?