Classical Fauré Elegie Piano version. The opening is a somber, long-breathed melody. var _d = "piano-accompaniments.com"; 24 (Sheet Music for Cello and Piano) 24, was written by the French composer Gabriel Fauré in 1880, and first published and performed in public in 1883. Solo part, piano accompaniment, performance notes and introducto ...more info. 24, was written by the French composer Gabriel Fauré in 1880, and first published and performed in public in 1883. The work, in C minor, features a sad and sombre opening and climaxes with an intense, fast-paced central section, before the return of the elegiac opening theme. His frequent practice was to compose the slow movement of a work first, and he did so for the new sonata. Download and print in PDF or MIDI free sheet music for Elegie by Fauré, Gabriel arranged by Bob Smolenski for Cello (String Duet) Pablo Casals, cello, Gabriel Fauré, conductor. document.write(FormatPrices(0)); The Fauré specialist Jean-Michel Nectoux writes that the Élégie was one of the last works in which the composer allowed himself "such a direct expression of pathos." Spend £20 ($25/€23) Fitzsimons Co. .