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 (fō-rā′), Gabriel Urbain 1845-1924.
French composer chiefly noted for his songs, including the cycle La Bonne Chanson (1894), and for his Requiem (1890).


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(Biography) Gabriel (Urbain) (ɡabriɛl). 1845–1924, French composer and teacher, noted particularly for his song settings of French poems, esp those of Verlaine, his piano music, and his Messe de Requiem (1887)


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Gabriel Urbain, 1845–1924, French composer.
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It will begin with romantic pieces by Gabriel Faure and continue with colourful works by Claude Debussy, ending with the magical sonatas by Cesar Franck.
At the same time, 'Yokohama Sinfonietta', the Tokyo Philharmonic Choir, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra 'Evgeny Svetlanov' and the Yurlov Russian State Academic Choir will perform under the leadership of Kazuki Yamada Petite Suite by Claude Debussy, Requiem by Gabriel Faure and suites 1 and 2 from Maurice Ravel'sDaphnis et Chloe ballet.
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Durant pres d'une heure et demie, l'organiste a orne le silence sacral de la basilique Notre- Dame d'Afrique de gammes melodiques, savamment interpretees dans le ton releve du mode majeur, reprenant de celebres pieces comme Alexandre Guilmant, Georg Friedrich Handel, Henri Purcell, Gabriel Faure, Cesar Franck, Max Reger, Leon Boellmann, Camille Saint Saens et Georges Bizet.