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Francis Poulenc
Sept Chansons

La Blanche Neige

A peine defiguree (Barely Disfigured)

Par une nuit nouvelle (Through a New Light)

Tous les droits (All the Rights)

Belle et ressemblante (Beautiful and Resembling)


Luire (To Dawn)

Poulenc was a member of Les Six, a group of young French composers, Milhaud, Auric, Durey, Honegger and Tailleferre, who also had links with Erik Satie and Jean Cocteau. He embraced the Dada movement's techniques, creating melodies that would have challenged what was considered appropriate for Parisian music halls. Here is a fine set of his unaccompanied choral works. With English translation by Robert Hess.

Item code: 9261B | Songbook | $14.95 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SSAATTBB | 35 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | France
884088242008 | 50564903

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