Gatien Pierre Joseph Ferdinand de Marcailhou of Aymeric is the full name of French composer Gatien Marcailhou (1807-1855). He is best known for light parlor music and for being one of Gabriel Fauré’s teachers.
Key: G Major, C major
Mood: brisk, yet sweet and innocent
Pedagogy: octaves, wide melodic leaps, staccato, phrasing, repeats