Octet in Eb major Opus 20 (1) Felix Mendelssohn Download 'Octet in Eb major Opus 20 (1)' on iTunes
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Fauré: 15 facts about the Great Composer
From 1903 to 1921, Fauré regularly wrote music criticism for the newspaper Le Figaro, a role in which he was not at ease. It's thought that Fauré's natural kindness and broad-mindedness meant he tended to emphasise the positive aspects of a work and not be critical enough.