Paris Conservatory Compositions

September 14, 2013

At the famous Paris Conservatory, there is a long tradition of "concours" or competitions at the end of the year for instrumental students. Many famous composers have been commissioned by the Conservatory to write pieces that would test the technical virtuosity as well as the emotional expressiveness of students. Gabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy and Paul Dukas have been among the composers who have written such pieces, and we will heard a selection of them.


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