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Francis Poulenc plays his own works with his favorite performers

Denise Duval (soprano), Gabriel Bacquier (baritone), Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Jacques Février (piano), Georges Prêtre (conductor)

Francis Poulenc plays his own works with his favorite performers Denise Duval (soprano), Gabriel Bacquier (baritone), Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Jacques Février (piano), Georges Prêtre (conductor)

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Immersion into the works of Francis Poulenc with his musician friends, Denise Duval, Jean-Pierre Rampal and Jacques Février.

On the stage of the Salle Gaveau in Paris, one evening of 1959, before a well-heeled audience, Francis Poulenc at the piano, accompanies his musician friends who interpret his works. This film provides the best possible portrait of the composer.

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Program

  • Francis Poulenc, The Breasts of Tiresias
    • "Non, monsieur mon mari"
  • Francis Poulenc, Dialogues of the Carmelites
    • "Oh ! Mon père, cessons ce jeu, par pitié"
  • Francis Poulenc, La Voix humaine
    • "Tu as raison… Si, je t'écoute…"
  • Francis Poulenc, The short straw
    • Les Anges musiciens
    • Quelle aventure !
  • Francis Poulenc, Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor
    • 1. Allegro ma non troppo
    • 2. Larghetto
    • 3. Finale : Allegro molto
  • Francis Poulenc, Banalités
    • Hôtel
    • Voyage à Paris
  • Francis Poulenc, Chansons villageoises
    • Les gars qui vont à la fête
  • Francis Poulenc, Chansons gaillardes
    • L'Offrande
    • Invocation aux Parques
    • La belle jeunesse
  • Francis Poulenc, Sonata for Flute and Piano
    • 2. Cantilena : Assez lent

Details

  • Directed by: Philippe Truffault
  • Venue: Salle Gaveau (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 2001
  • Recording date: 1959
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience / IMG Artists
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Francis Poulenc | Composer , Pianist
  • Denise Duval | Soprano
  • Gabriel Bacquier | Baritone
  • Jean-Pierre Rampal | Flutist
  • Jacques Février | Pianist
  • Orchestre national de la RTF
  • Georges Prêtre | Conductor

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