Léon Boëllmann (1862–1897) studied at the École Niedermeyer and was Titular organist at Saint-Vincent-de-Paul in Paris .
His compositions follow in the tradition of Saint-Saëns, Franck, Fauré and Gigout , reflecting the elegant and extravagant style of the belle époque.
Volume II of this new Urtext complete performing edition includes both Suites and the Fantasy (1906). This trilingual edition (French/English/German) utilizes previously unresearched source material. It contains a number of unknown or unpublished works as well as a comprehensive preface and facsimiles of the recently rediscovered manuscript of the famous “Suite gothique ”. A critical report and a catalogue of sources complete this edition.
- First complete scholarly-critical edition of Boëllmann’s music in four volumes
- Based on latest scholarly research and including previously unknown sources
- Detailed preface and facsimiles of previously unknown source material, critical report and catalogue of sources