Search for a Composer

Cesar Franck

View all recordings of works by this composer

A cette terre ou l'on ploie sa tente (1)
Aimer (3)
Allegretto in C minor (2)
Allegretto in D major (3)
Allegretto in D minor (2)
Allegretto in E flat major (3)
Allegretto non troppo in D major (1)
Allegro moderato in D flat major (2)
Allegro moderato in D flat minor (1)
Amen in D major (2)
Amen in E flat major (2)
Andante quasi lento, for harmonium (1)
Andantino in A flat major (3)
Andantino in C major (3)
Andantino in D major (3)
Andantino in E flat major (3)
Andantino in G minor, op.25 (2)
Andantino in G minor (1)
Andantino quietoso, op.6 (5)
Andantino (5)
Antiennes (3) (1)
Aux petits enfants (1)
Ave Maria (4)
Ballade, op.9 (3)
Ballet de l'hiver et du printemps (1)
Cantabile, M36 (3)
Cello Sonata in A major (13)
Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne (3)
Chorales (3) (19)
Choral no.1 in E major, M38 (4)
Choral no.2 in B minor, M39 (arr. Lugansky) (1)
Choral no.2 in B minor, M39 (9)
Choral no.3 in A minor, M40 (11)
Chorals (3) (arr. Karl-Andreas Kolly for piano) (1)
Danse lente (7)
Dextera Domini (4)
Domine, non secundum (2)
Domine Deus in simplicitate (1)
Duo Concertant in B flat major for violin and piano, op.14 (1)
Duos (6), FWV89 (2)
Eglogue, op.3 (2)
Elevation in A major (3)
En toi, mon Dieu, notre ame se confie (1)
Entree in E major for harmonium (2)
Esquisses (2) (1)
Fantaisie in A major, M35 (3)
Fantasy in C major (1868 version) (1)
Fantasy in C major, op.16 (7)
Fantasy on two Polish folk songs, op.15 (2)
Final, op.21 (8)
Flute Sonata in A major (5)
Ghiselle (extracts, arr. C. Tournemire) (1)
Gloria Patri in E flat major (2)
Grand Caprice, op.5 (3)
Grand Choeur in C major (3)
Grand Choeur in C minor (2)
Grand Choeur in D major (2)
Grand Trio for piano, violin and cello in C minor (1)
Grand choeur in E flat major (2)
Grande Fantaisie sur des motifs de Gulistan de Dalay (2)
Grande piece symphonique, op.17 (12)
Hulda (extracts, arr. C. Tournemire) (1)
Hulda: Ballet music 'La lutte de l'hiver et du printemps' (1)
Hulda (2)
L'ange et l'enfant (1)
L'emir de Bengador (2)
L'organiste (complete) (5)
» Lento
» Marche
L'organiste (excerpts) (1)
L'organiste volume 1, M41 (1)
La Procession (6)
La garde d'honneur (1)
Le Chasseur maudit (The Accursed Huntsman), M44 (16)
Le Mariage des roses (4)
Le Sylphe, op.73 (3)
Lento in D minor (3)
Les Beatitudes (3)
Les Djinns, M45 (15)
Les Eolides: Symphonic Tone Poem (17)
Les Plaintes d'une poupee, M20 (2)
Les Sept Paroles du Christ en Croix (The Seven Words of Christ at the Cross) (3)
Les cloches du soir (2)
Les danses de Lormont (1)
Le vase brise (3)
Lied (2)
Litanies de la Sainte Vierge (1)
Mass in A Major op.12 (2)
Melancolie in E minor for piano and violin (3)
Melodies (4) de Schubert, op.8 (1)
Moderato in C minor (2)
Moderato in E flat major (2)
Morceau de lecture (1)
Ninon (2)
Nocturne (9)
Nous marchions avant que l'aurore (1)
O du herziges trautes Magdelein (1)
Offertoire in A major (3)
Offertoire in B major (2)
Offertoire in B minor (1)
Offertoire in C minor (1)
Offertoire in E flat major (3)
Offertoire in F minor (3)
Offertoire in F sharp minor (3)
Offertoire in G minor (3)
Offertoire pour la Messe de Minuit in D minor (3)
Offertoire sur un Noel Breton (3)
O vous qu'elle a pris pour modele (1)
Panis Angelicus (arr. C Hazell) (1)
Panis Angelicus (arr. Kevin Kenner) (1)
Panis Angelicus (arr. L Stokowski) (3)
Panis Angelicus (arr. for cornet, organ and choir) (1)
Panis Angelicus (48)
Passez! Passez toujours! (2)
Pastorale, op.19 (13)
Petit Offertoire in C minor (1)
Petit Offertoire in F sharp minor (1)
Petit Offertoire inedit (2)
Petit Offertoire (2)
Petits Riens (3), op.16 (1)
Piano Concerto no.2 in B minor, op.11 (3)
Piano Quintet in F minor, FWV7 (24)
Piano Sonata, op.10 ('Grande Sonate') (1)
Piano Trio no.1 in F sharp minor, op.1 no.1 (4)
Piano Trio no.2 in B flat major, op.1 no.2 'Trio de salon' (3)
Piano Trio no.3 in B minor, op.1 no.3 (2)
Piano Trio no.4 in B minor, op.2 (2)
Piece V for oboe and piano (2)
Piece heroique, M37 (11)
Piece in C minor (1)
Piece in E flat major (4)
Piece pour Grand Orgue (4)
Pieces (3) for organ (16)
Pieces (5) for harmonium (trans. Louis Vierne) (2)
Pieces (5) for harmonium (1)
Pieces (6) for organ (2)
Pieces (7) in A flat major and G sharp minor (1)
Pieces (7) in C major and C minor (1)
Pieces (7) in D flat major and C sharp minor (1)
Pieces (7) in D major and D minor (1)
Pieces (7) in E flat major and E flat minor (1)
Pieces (7) in E major and E minor (1)
Pieces (7) in F major and F minor (1)
Pieces (7) in F sharp minor and G flat major (1)
Pieces (7) in G major and G minor (1)
Pieces (16) for harmonium (1)
Pizzicati et andante (1)
Pour moi sa main cueillait des roses, FWV83 (1)
Prelude, Aria and Finale (16)
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue (arr. Henri-Franck Beauperin for organ) (1)
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue (42)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. Dewey Owens) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. Harold Bauer) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. Harold Bauer for piano solo) (2)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. Ignaz Friedman for piano solo) (2)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. for 2 guitars) (2)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (arr. for saxophone and piano) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (harmonium and piano) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (violin and piano) (1)
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18 (32)
Prelude pour l'Ave Maris Stella in D minor (2)
Preludes (3) pour l'Ave Maris Stella in D minor (1)
Premier sourire de mai (1)
Priere, op.20 (8)
Psalm 150, M69 (1)
Psyche: Suite (3)
Psyche (20)
Quae est ista (3)
Quare fremuerunt gentes (1)
Quasi lento in F minor (2)
Quasi marcia, op.22 (1)
Quasi marcia in D minor (2)
Quasi marcia pour harmonium in F sharp minor (1)
Rebecca (1)
Redemption: Symphonic Interlude (7)
Redemption (6)
Robin Gray (2)
Roses et papillons (3)
S'il est un charmant gazon (3)
Salut jour venere (1)
Solo de piano avec accompagnement de quintette a cordes in E major (1)
Sonata in A major (1)
Sortie in D major (3)
Source ineffable de lumiere (1)
Sous l'ombre fraiche des palmiers (1)
Souvenance (3)
Souvenirs d'Aix-la-Chapelle, op.7 (2)
Stradella (3)
String Quartet in D major, FWV9 (9)
Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra (extract) (2)
Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra (61)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (arr. Calvin Hampton) (1)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (arr. Jan Valach for organ) (1)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (transc. Simon Johnson) (1)
Symphony in D minor, op.48 (48)
Tantum ergo (1)
Variations brillantes sur la ronde favorite de Gustave III (Auber) (1)
Variations brillantes un theme original (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. Alfred Cortot) (4)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. David Riniker for piano trio) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. David Walter) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. Jules Delsart for cello) (16)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. Theo Plath for bassoon) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for cello) (6)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for clarinet and piano) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for flute) (3)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for flute by M Piccinini) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. for saxophone) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (arr. viola) (3)
Violin Sonata in A major (double bass) (1)
Violin Sonata in A major (105)

César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (10 December 1822 – 8 November 1890) was a composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his adult life.

He was born at Liège, in what is now Belgium (though at the time of his birth it was part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands). In that city he gave his first concerts in 1834. He studied privately in Paris from 1835, where his teachers included Anton Reicha. After a brief return to Belgium, and a disastrous reception to an early oratorio Ruth, he moved to Paris, where he married and embarked on a career as teacher and organist. He gained a reputation as a formidable improviser, and travelled widely in France to demonstrate new instruments built by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.

In 1858 he became organist at Sainte-Clotilde, a position he retained for the rest of his life. He became professor at the Paris Conservatoire in 1872; he took French nationality, a requirement of the appointment. His pupils included Vincent d'Indy, Ernest Chausson, Louis Vierne, Charles Tournemire, Guillaume Lekeu and Henri Duparc. After acquiring the professorship Franck wrote several pieces that have entered the standard classical repertoire, including symphonic, chamber, and keyboard works.

* This text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
* Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization.
* Original page

Recent Franck releases

The Art of Dimitri Mitropoulos
The Art of Dimitri Mitropoulos

£50.92

(Scribendum)

Paul Paray: The Mercury Masters Vol.2 (1958-1962)
Paul Paray: The Mercury Masters Vol.2 (1958-1962)

£72.76

(Australian Eloquence)

Paul Paray: The Mercury Masters Vol.1 (1953-1957)
Paul Paray: The Mercury Masters Vol.1 (1953-1957)

£72.76

(Australian Eloquence)

Ingrid Haebler: The Philips Legacy
Ingrid Haebler: The Philips Legacy

£127.35

(Decca)

Ossy Renardy: The Complete Remington Recordings
Ossy Renardy: The Complete Remington Recordings

£16.33

(Biddulph)

Franck - Le Temps retrouve: Chamber Music
Franck - Le Temps retrouve: Chamber Music

£12.69

(Genuin)

The Complete Carl Seeman Edition (CD + Blu-ray Audio)
The Complete Carl Seeman Edition (CD + Blu-ray Audio)

£68.20

(Deutsche Grammophon)

Franck - The Piano Works
Franck - The Piano Works

£36.35

(Stradivarius)

Franck - Les Eolides, Les Djinns, Symphonic Variations, etc.
Franck - Les Eolides, Les Djinns, Symphonic Variations, etc.

£12.69

(Guild)

Jacqueline du Pre: The Complete Warner Recordings
Jacqueline du Pre: The Complete Warner Recordings

£77.30

(Warner)

Franck - Complete Organ & Harmonium Works
Franck - Complete Organ & Harmonium Works

£39.08

(Ricercar)

The Golden Age of Pianist-Composers
The Golden Age of Pianist-Composers

£39.99

(Grand Piano)

Henryk Szeryng: The Unreleased Berlin Studio Recordings
Henryk Szeryng: The Unreleased Berlin Studio Recordings

£14.51

(The Lost Recordings)

Dimitri Mitropoulos: The Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection
Dimitri Mitropoulos: The Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection

£227.45

(Sony)

Cesar Franck - Complete Chamber Music
Cesar Franck - Complete Chamber Music

£38.17

(Fuga Libera)

Kurt Masur: The Complete Warner Classics Edition
Kurt Masur: The Complete Warner Classics Edition

£154.65

(Warner)

Paris 1900: The Art of the Oboe
Paris 1900: The Art of the Oboe

£13.20

(Indesens)

Gidon Kremer - Edition Lockenhaus
Gidon Kremer - Edition Lockenhaus

£36.35

(ECM New Series)

Paques a Notre-Dame (Easter at Notre-Dame)
Paques a Notre-Dame (Easter at Notre-Dame)

£15.42

(Warner)

Franck - Complete Orchestral Works
Franck - Complete Orchestral Works

£35.44

(Fuga Libera)

David Nadien plays Schubert, Franck & Debussy
David Nadien plays Schubert, Franck & Debussy

£10.47

(Biddulph)

Olivier Latry: Complete Recordings on DG (CD + Blu-ray Audio)
Olivier Latry: Complete Recordings on DG (CD + Blu-ray Audio)

£51.82

(Deutsche Grammophon)

French Violin Sonatas
French Violin Sonatas

£21.79

(Brilliant Classics)

Chant des Jeunes: French Sacred Music for Girls’ Choir and Organ
Chant des Jeunes: French Sacred Music for Girls’ Choir and Organ

£13.60

(Christophorus)

Mouvements: Works for Violin by Ravel, Franck, Faure & Ysaye
Mouvements: Works for Violin by Ravel, Franck, Faure & Ysaye

£13.60

(Ars Produktion)

Le Long du quai: Melodies on Poems by Sully Prudhomme
Le Long du quai: Melodies on Poems by Sully Prudhomme

£14.51

(Prospero Classical)

Romantic Christmas Music from Cologne Cathedral
Romantic Christmas Music from Cologne Cathedral

£14.51

(Aeolus)