Francis Poulenc

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    24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E MinorFrancis Poulenc
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    Concerto for Violin, Strings & Continuo in A Minor, TWV 51a2: II. AndanteFrancis Poulenc
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    The Girl with the Flaxen HairFrancis Poulenc
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    Gnossiennes: IV. LentFrancis Poulenc
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    Gnossiennes: I. -Francis Poulenc

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        A French composer of many forms, including choral and vocal music, opera, piano, and orchestral works. Poulenc was described by one of his friends as "moiti+¬ moine, moiti+¬ voyou" (half monk, half guttersnipe), which seems to fit his distinct type of musical composition. The Concerto for Organ, Strings & Tympani in g and the Gloria for Soprano, Orchestra & Chorus in G are heroic and often lovely; together with his famous opera, Dialog of the Carm+¬lites, they reflect his religi... Read more

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