Poulenc: Chamber music

Catalogue No.: 
pmr 0049
EAN Code: 
9120040731533
Artist(s):
Composer(s):
Recording Date: 
August & September 2014, March & April 2015
Recording Venue: 
Rossini Saal, Bad Kissingen (1-3), Großer Saal, Musikhochschule Würzburg (4-6, 13-16), Kammermusiksaal, Steingräber, Bayreuth (7-12)
Release: 
July 2015

Poulenc‘s sonatas for violin and piano, and for flute and piano, have become favorite classics of the 20th century. His sonata for two pianos is lesser known, but equally interesting and delightful music, all brought to life by a team of esteemed German musicians.

Francis Poulenc
Sonata for violin and piano, FP 119 (1943/49)
1.
Allegro con fuoco
6:45
2.
Intermezzo. Très lent et calme
6:52
3.
Presto tragico
5:56
Sonata for flute and piano, FP 164 (1957)
4.
Allegro malinconico
4:32
5.
Cantilena
4:11
6.
Presto giocoso
3:35
from Improvisations (1932–59)
7.
No 1 in B minor: Presto ritmico
2:08
8.
No 3 in B minor: Presto très sec
1:38
9.
No 5 in A minor: Modéré mais sans lenteur
2:04
10.
No 7 in C major: Modéré sans lenteur
3:00
11.
No 8 in A minor: Presto
1:32
12.
No 10 in F major: Modéré, sans trainer
1:39
Sonata for two pianos, FP 156 (1952–53)
13.
Prologue
6:54
14.
Allegro molto
5:49
15.
Andante lyrico
6:18
16.
Epilogue
5:39
Total Time: 
68:35
Genre: 
Chamber Music
Period: 
20th century