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Poulenc Complete Chamber Music Volume 4

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Le Bal masqué
Cantata for baritone and chamber orchestra on poems by Max Jacob
Franck Leguérinel, baritone
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Jean-Marc Phillips, violin
Françoise Groben, cello
Serge Krichewski, oboe
Marc Bauer, cornet
Ronald Van Spaendonck, clarinet
Marie Gondeau, bassoon
Françoise Rivalland, percussion
Pierre-Michel Durand, conductor

4'23"/2'31"/2'15"/2'16"/2'19"/4'08" - TT 17'53"
Le Bestiaire
or Cortège d'Orphée
Poems by Guillaume Apollinaire
Franck Leguérinel, baritone
Jean-Marc Phillips, violin
Thibault Vieux, violin
Sabine Toutain, viola
Fran¸oise Groben, cello
Céline Nessi, flute
Laurent Lefèvre, bassoon
Ronald Van Spaendonck, clarinet

1'27"/0'43"/0'21"/0'27"/0'38"/1'15" - TT 4'50"
Four poems by Max Jacob
Franck Leguérinel, baritone
Philippe Bernold, flute
Olivier Doise, oboe
André Moisan, clarinet
Marc Bauer, trumpet
Philippe Hanon, bassoon

2'38"/1'05"/2'21"/0'51" - TT 6'54"
Rapsodie nègre
Franck Leguérinel, baritone
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Céline Nessi, flute
Sabine Toutain, viola
Françoise Groben, cello
Jean-Marc Phillips, violin
Thibault Vieux, violin
Ronald Van Spaendonck, clarinet

2'10"/1'20"/2'19"/2'21"/3'03" - TT 11'14"
Cocardes
Jean Delescluse, tenor
Thibault Vieux, violin
Guy Touvron, trumpet
Jacques Mauger, trombone
Pascal Delage, percussion
Alexandre Tharaud, percussion

2'35"/1'32"/2'17" - TT 6'24"
Elégie for horn and piano
Hervé Joulain, horn
Alexandre Tharaud, piano

9'33"
Sarabande for guitar
Pierre Laniau, guitar

3'10"

 

Artist details

See above

 

Recording details

Recording dates: October 1995 - October 1997
Venues: Temple du Bon Secours, Paris, and Espace Carpeaux, Courbevoie, France
Producer and Engineer: Roy Emerson
Artistic co-ordination: Alexandre Tharaud
Copyright: 2000 HNH International Ltd
Pressing: 1999 HNH International Ltd

Naxos 8.553614 DDD Stereo
TT - 60'23"

 

Editorial & Design details

Liner notes: Isabelle Battioni (in French); Eva Grant (in German)
English translation: Wil Gowans (from French)
Cover Picture: Noizay, Francis Poulenc's country house in Touraine. Photo © Sophie Peignot
Artist photos: Eric Manas (Jean Delescluse, Pierre-Michel Durand, Franck Leguérinel and Alexandre Tharaud)
Publishers: Salabert (Le Bal masqué,Four Poems of Max Jacob); Eschig (Le Bestiaire, Cocardes); Chester (Rapsodie nègre, Elégie); Ricordi (Sarabande)

 

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