It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

César Franck

December 10, 1822 - November 8, 1890
born in Liège, Belgium, composed during the Romantic period
César Franck (1822-1890) was born in Belgium but established his career as a composer and organist in France, most prestigiously at the Paris Conservatoire and at the church of Sainte-Clothilde. Franck's music was heavily influenced by Liszt and Wagner, so he favored rapid chromatic modulations, novel harmonies, and the use of motto themes in cyclic forms, all used to great advantage in the Symphony in D minor, one of his most famous compositions. Franck's organ pieces are among the most celebrated Romantic works for that instrument, though his symphonic poems, chamber music, and sacred choral settings are also regularly performed. ~ Blair Sanderson, Rovi
full bio

Selected Discography

x

Track List: Cesar Franck: Great Organ Works

Disc 1
Title: Pieces (3), For Organ, M. 35-37
Title: Grande Pièce Symphonique, For Organ In F Sharp Minor, Op. 17, M. 29
Title: Pastorale, For Organ In E Major, Op. 19, M. 31
Title: Fantasy, For Organ In C Major, Op. 16, M. 28
Disc 2
Title: Prélude, Fugue, Et Variations, For Organ In B Minor, Op. 18, M. 30
Title: Chorals (3), For Organ, M. 38-40
Title: Prière, For Organ In C Sharp Minor, Op. 20, M. 32
Title: Final, For Organ In B Flat Major, Op. 21, M. 33
x

Track List: César Franck: Symphony In D Minor; Le Chasseur Maudit

x

Track List: The Best Of César Franck

Disc 1
Title: Sonata For Violin & Piano In A Major, M. 8
Title: Pieces (3), For Organ, M. 35-37
Title: Chorals (3), For Organ, M. 38-40
Title: Panis Angelicus For Tenor, Organ, Harp, Cello & Bass
Title: Symphonic Variations, For Piano & Orchestra (Also Arr. For 2 Pianos), M. 46
Disc 2
Title: Les Éolides, Symphonic Poem For Orchestra (also Arr. For 2 Pianos)
Title: Prélude, Choral, Et Fugue, For Piano, M. 21
Title: Pieces (3), For Organ, M. 35-37
Title: Symphony In D Minor, Op. 48

Comments

lkgrebnel
Let's hear Franck's choral works, non liturgical. . . thx
I got to pick up Marie-Claire Alain, & make friends w/ her @ the week-long Organist' Seminar that she gave to us as organ students @ the Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford in the late 70's in my brand-new 1975 white Honda Civic, which was a celebration gift to me by my cousin, Theresa, upon learning that I had matriculated @ the U. of H. on a full-ride scholarship, based upon my 3rd solo organ tour of Europe & my Audition Recital for Dr. John Holtz, head of the Liturgical Music Dept.
Love Franck on his birthday!
And what a technically exquisite album cover shot that is at crepuscule with the eyeful tower in the background with just the exact exposure and composition. Nice job photog.
lkgrebnel
Appreciate hearing all of the D Minor. . . thx
chloe123699
Soooooo nice and calm! Love it!!:)
César Franck was the giant hinge, the pivot point from which French music veered onto its new course throughout the 20th century. Franck represented the last iterations of French Romanticism and sowed the seeds of what was to come: Les Six, Impressionis m , more modernistic expressions. The publication after his death in 1890 of the Trois Chorales, his final work, was the true fulcrum for French classical music at the end of the 19th century.
drlarry45
I agree also. I love his chamber music and the so called old school French style as noted above.
I agree. i once heard a movement from a cello sonata of his and the subtlety still haunts me today... beauty-ful music!
Cesar Franck composed other works not written for organ, including a great symphony. Please add some variety to works by this composer, not just for organ.

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[92, 122, 115, 113, 111, 73, 98, 75, 107, 115, 73, 88, 67, 108, 124, 67, 79, 114, 79, 125, 107, 107, 90, 114, 64, 124, 73, 122, 101, 95, 84, 96, 106, 90, 65, 81, 65, 86, 72, 115, 82, 107, 117, 113, 120, 112, 70, 120, 100, 104, 90, 86, 102, 109, 99, 117, 127, 114, 126, 101, 72, 92, 66, 72, 105, 82, 99, 83, 69, 101, 104, 70, 65, 70, 77, 123, 119, 90, 119, 70, 82, 71, 66, 92, 92, 106, 77, 89, 125, 83, 66, 93, 77, 115, 69, 127, 93, 67, 126, 79, 72, 97, 86, 100, 68, 119, 92, 71, 113, 123, 124, 110, 90, 119, 117, 75, 73, 105, 113, 121, 111, 94, 72, 65, 82, 122, 118, 75, 119, 70, 89, 83, 119, 104, 69, 111, 104, 109, 83, 84, 80, 118, 77, 75, 69, 101, 102, 113, 98, 112, 124, 76, 90, 101, 88, 68, 77, 90, 113, 118, 127, 122, 66, 117, 109, 117, 73, 115, 64, 87, 65, 114, 94, 78, 65, 108, 73, 119, 99, 106, 119, 98, 86, 89, 110, 119, 104, 95, 89, 79, 120, 86, 91, 95, 66, 78, 85, 65, 65, 109, 111, 119, 119, 71, 99, 124, 123, 75, 93, 91, 87, 78, 124, 95, 115, 86, 107, 108, 66, 114, 82, 78, 126, 126, 88, 101, 74, 94, 70, 112, 71, 77, 86, 113, 84, 85, 104, 84, 111, 78, 91, 87, 125, 97, 88, 78, 70, 87, 125, 122, 80, 120, 93, 124, 104, 77, 81, 68, 101, 80, 103, 114, 65, 80, 75, 106, 126, 97, 103, 106, 75, 97, 84, 120, 69, 113, 79, 96, 99, 95, 123, 110, 117, 98, 120, 67, 109, 112, 82, 69, 102, 118, 80, 125, 126, 95, 124, 100, 122, 85, 100, 80, 124, 102, 113, 122, 111, 115, 126, 125, 116, 75, 80, 106, 72, 81, 118, 66, 120, 112, 99, 88, 98, 89, 120, 109, 113, 66, 81, 109, 64, 74, 122, 78, 73, 121, 68, 81, 72, 84, 105, 109, 104, 94, 67, 78, 98, 115, 70, 86, 97, 65, 70, 91, 93, 74, 92, 64, 119, 82, 125, 66, 95, 75, 66, 116, 90, 126, 104, 117, 114, 73, 85, 101, 120, 97, 115, 100, 76, 120, 108, 126, 100, 93, 96, 105, 69, 125, 116, 64, 66, 75, 77, 76, 100, 64, 123, 105, 73, 89, 81, 72, 65, 76, 77, 93, 87, 103, 108, 113, 64, 112, 119, 86, 124, 80, 90, 95, 101, 108, 92, 67, 65, 85, 108, 83, 87, 78, 72, 76, 101, 97, 107, 116, 94, 96, 85, 122, 73, 105, 114, 80, 73, 71, 115, 117, 113, 102, 99, 105, 99, 74, 84, 86, 121, 105, 96, 68, 106, 101, 109, 92, 127, 123, 104, 119, 80, 123, 89, 75, 93, 64, 102, 112, 113, 93, 86, 87, 76, 122, 115, 66, 111, 108, 111, 68, 93, 121, 116, 112, 81, 68, 99, 112, 98, 125, 91, 90, 126, 125, 75, 89, 73, 121, 90, 89, 93, 66, 103, 113, 65, 112]