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Poulenc: Complete Songs Vol 4 / Murray, Ainsley, Molendowska, Martineau

Poulenc / Ainsley / Dazeley / Fox
Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 323   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Thomas OliemansMalcolm MartineauWilliam DazeleySarah [Soprano Vocal] Fox,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Composing over 150 works for piano and voice over a period of 44 years, the songs of Francis Poulenc remain consistently popular to concert audiences the world over. Varying in their individual style and character in a way that defies generalization, Poulenc set music to a wide range of different French poetry – both ancient and modern, and from the serious to the surreal. This is the fourth release in our series that will build to encompass the complete songs of Francis Poulenc – performed by some of the greatest singers of the day and accompanied by the exceptional Malcolm Martineau. Composing over 150 works for piano and voice over a period of 44 years, the songs of Francis Poulenc remain consistently popular to concert audiences the world over. Varying in their individual style and character in a way that defies generalization, Poulenc set music to a wide range of different French poetry – both ancient and modern, and from the serious to the surreal. This is the fourth release in our series that will build to encompass the complete songs of Francis Poulenc – performed by some of the greatest singers of the day and accompanied by the exceptional Malcolm Martineau. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le bestiaire by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Thomas Oliemans (), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Venue:  All Saints Church, East Finchley, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
La Puce by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Thomas Oliemans ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; France 
Venue:  All Saints Church, East Finchley, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3.
Poèmes (5) de Ronsard by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), William Dazeley ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924-1925; France 
Venue:  All Saints Church, East Finchley, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 40 Secs. 
4.
Poems (5) of Max Jacob, FP 59 by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Sarah [Soprano Vocal] Fox ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; France 
Venue:  Church of St Michael and All Angels, Sum 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5.
Chansons polonaises (8) by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Magdalena [Soprano Vocal] Molendowska (), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
Venue:  All Saints Church, East Finchley, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6.
Poèmes (5) d'Eluard by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), John Mark Ainsley ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; France 
Venue:  Church of St Michael and All Angels, Sum 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7.
Chansons villageoises (6) by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Thomas Oliemans ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; France 
Venue:  All Saints Church, East Finchley, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8.
Une chanson de porcelaine by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), William Dazeley ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; France 
Venue:  All Saints Church, East Finchley, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9.
Fancy by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Ann Murray (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; France 
Venue:  Church of St Michael and All Angels, Sum 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10.
La dame de Monte Carlo by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Malcolm Martineau (Piano), Sarah [Soprano Vocal] Fox ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; France 
Venue:  Church of St Michael and All Angels, Sum 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Le bestiaire: I. Le dromadaire
Le bestiaire: II. Le chèvre du Thibet
Le bestiaire: III. La sauterelle
Le bestiaire: IV. Le dauphin
Le bestiaire: V. L'écrevisse
Le bestiaire: VI. La carpe
Le serpent
La puce
La colombe
Poèmes de Ronsard: I. Attributs
Poèmes de Ronsard: II. Le tombeau
Poèmes de Ronsard: III. Ballet
Poèmes de Ronsard: IV. Je n'ai plus que les os ?
Poèmes de Ronsard: V. A son page
Cinq poèmes de Max Jacob: I. Chanson Bretonne
Cinq poèmes de Max Jacob: II. Cimétière
Cinq poèmes de Max Jacob: III. La petite servante
Cinq poèmes de Max Jacob: IV. Bercuse
Cinq poèmes de Max Jacob: V. Souric et Mouric
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): I. Wianek (La couronne)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): II. Odjazd (Le de?part)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): III. Polska m?odziez (Les gars polonais)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): IV. Ostatni mazur (Le dernier mazour)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): V. Pozegnanie (L?adieu)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): VI. Bia?a choragiewka (Le drapeau blanc)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): VII. Wis?a (La vistule)
Osiem piesn?i polskich (Huit chansons polonaises): VIII. Jezioro (Le lac)
Cinq poe?mes de Paul Eluard: I. Peut-il se reposer celui qui dort
Cinq poe?mes de Paul Eluard: II. Il la prend dans ses bras
Cinq poe?mes de Paul Eluard: III. Plume d?eau claire
Cinq poe?mes de Paul Eluard: IV. Ro?deuse au front de verre
Cinq poe?mes de Paul Eluard: V. Amoureuses
Chansons villageoises: I. Chanson du clair tamis
Chansons villageoises: II. Les gars qui vont a? la fe?te
Chansons villageoises: III. C?est le joli printemps
Chansons villageoises: IV. Le mendiant
Chansons villageoises: V. Chanson de la fille frivole
Chansons villageoises: VI. Le retour du sergent
Une chanson de porcelaine
Fancy
La dame de Monte Carlo

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