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Poulenc: Stabat Mater; Gloria; Litanies A La Vierge Noire / Patricia Petibon, Paavo Jarvi


Release Date: 11/05/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001931002   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Patricia Petibon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de ParisOrchestre de Paris Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Marking 50 years since the death of French composer Francis Poulenc, star soprano Patricia Petibon is the soloist in new recordings of his most rapturously beautiful sacred works; “Gloria” and “Stabat Mater”. Conductor Paavo Jarvi makes his DG recording debut, conducting the Orchestre de Paris and their renowned choir.

This release brings together music of breathtaking beauty and originality, as well as Poulenc’s profoundly human spirituality The album also features Poulenc’s passionate „Litanies a la Vierge noire” (Litanies to the black Madonna), written in response to the tragic death of a fellow composer – a work new to the DG catalog and performed in the composer’s lesser-known arrangement with orchestral
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Works on This Recording

1. Stabat mater by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris,  Orchestre de Paris Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; France 
2. Litanies à la vierge noire de Rocamadour by Francis Poulenc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris,  Orchestre de Paris Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; France 
3. Gloria in G major by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris,  Orchestre de Paris Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; France 

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