Francis Poulenc

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French pianist and composer (1899-1963)


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Despite the potentially misleading word order of its title, it is in fact a straight-forward historical survey of the contributions of Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, Arthur Honegger, Georges Auric, Louis Durey, and Germaine Tailleferre to the genre of the French art song: la melodie or le chanson.
Tachell Gerbert and Bradley Gregory, who are on the faculty at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, will perform selections by Mozart, Francis Poulenc, Franz Schubert and other composers.
POULENC Complete Chamber Music (Hyperion): Fastidious, witty, scurrilous and tender, Parisian composer Francis Poulenc brings us nearly-contemporary music with such an appealing human face.
Schmidt, The Music of Francis Poulenc, 1899-1963: A Catalogue [Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995]; Deborah Mawer, Modality and Structure in Music of the 1920s [Aldershot, England: Scolar Press, 1997]), there is still a great deal to be done concerning Arthur Honegger.
In many ways, Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) remains a delightful paradox.
The program will include music by Francis Poulenc, Claude Debussy and Astor Piazzolla, as well as a bit of Dixieland in "Just a Closer Walk With Thee.
They include composers Verdi and Richard Wagner, both born in 1813; Benjamin Britten and Witold Lutoskawski, born in 1913; and Paul Hindemith and Francis Poulenc, who both died in 1963.
The program includes works by Francis Poulenc, Lenny Sayer and Peter Schickele, as well as student arrangements of music by Ralph Vaughn Williams.
Francis Poulenc was one of the most distinctive and recognisable French composers of the 20th century, yet little of his piano music seems to find a regular place in recital programmes.
Among the great works whose commissioning she facilitated was the wonderful Concerto For Organ, Strings And Timpani by Francis Poulenc, premiered in her own private salon with its own splendid organ.
NEARLY 35 years ago a young singer, Felicity Lott came to the Bluecoat to sing music by Francis Poulenc.
Student ensembles offer a free concert that includes the Anton Arensky Piano Trio in D, Antonin Dvork's "Dumky" Trio, Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio in C, Franz Schubert's "Lebensstrme" for piano four hands, a Robert Schumann Piano Quartet, and the Francis Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet.
ATMA: ACD2 2688 On the 50th anniversary of the death of French composer Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), his works are being performed and recorded more than ever.
Songs of Francis Poulenc: An Evening of Opera (April 10) : Performers from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and Chicago Opera Theater's joint Professional Diploma in Opera Program treat guests to a salon-style opera performance with works by French composer Francis Poulenc.