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Poulenc: Concerti, Sinfonietta, Aubade, Etc / Hickox, Pommier, Cole, Wier, Queffélec, Et Al


Release Date: 05/27/2008 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 22045   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Gillian WeirJean-Bernard PommierMaggie ColeAnne Queffélec
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani in G minor by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Gillian Weir (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; France 
Length: 23 Minutes 2 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Piano by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; France 
Length: 21 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Concert champêtre for Harpsichord by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Maggie Cole (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927-28; France 
Length: 16 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4. Concerto Champêtre for Harpsichord: 3rd movement, Finale "Presto très gai" by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Maggie Cole (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 8 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5. Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano), Anne Queffélec (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
Length: 19 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6. Aubade for Piano and 18 instruments by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; France 
Length: 19 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7. Sinfonietta by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1948; France 
Length: 26 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for piano and orchestra, FP 146: Allegretto
Concerto for piano and orchestra, FP 146: Andante con moto
Concerto for piano and orchestra, FP 146: Rondeau à la française (Presto giocoso)
Concert champêtre: Allegro molto
Concert champêtre: Andante
Concert champêtre: Finale
Concerto in G for organ, strings and timpani FP 93
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor (1932): I Allegro ma non troppo
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor (1932): II Larghetto
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor (1932): III Finale (Allegro molto)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: I Toccata
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: II Récitatif (Les compagnes de Diane)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: III Rondeau (Diane et compagnes)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: IV Presto (Toilette de Diane)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: V Récitatif (Introduction à la variation de Diane)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: VI Andante (Variation de Diane)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: VII Allegro Feroce (Désespoir de Diane)
Aubade - Choreographic Concerto for Piano & 18 instruments: VIII Conclusion (Adieux et départ de Diane)
Sinfonietta for Orchestra (1947): I Allegro
Sinfonietta for Orchestra (1947): II Molto vivace
Sinfonietta for Orchestra (1947): III Andante cantabile
Sinfonietta for Orchestra (1947): IV Finale

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