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Poulenc: Babar The Elephant / May, Wienand, Wilkening, Thorel, Shelter


Release Date: 11/11/2016 
Label:  Paladino Music   Catalog #: 0072   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Eva-Maria MayAlexander Wienand
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For both children and adults, this brilliant recording tells the story of Babar, the little elephant who lost his mother. Set to music by French composer Francis Poulenc between 1940 and 1945, this is a beautiful piece of art. This release features Eva-Maria May and Alexander Wienand on piano and Stephan Wilkening, Julien Thorel and Norman Shetler as narrator. For both children and adults, this brilliant recording tells the story of Babar, the little elephant who lost his mother. Set to music by French composer Francis Poulenc between 1940 and 1945, this is a beautiful piece of art. This release features Eva-Maria May and Alexander Wienand on piano and Stephan Wilkening, Julien Thorel and Norman Shetler as narrator. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
L'Histoire de Babar by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Eva-Maria May (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940-1945; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2016/03/2016 
Venue:  Musikhochschule München, kleiner Konzert 
Length: 27 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2.
Elégie for 2 Pianos, FP 175 by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Alexander Wienand (Piano), Eva-Maria May (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2016/03/2016 
Venue:  Musikhochschule München, kleiner Konzert 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
L'embarquement pour Cythčre for 2 Pianos by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Alexander Wienand (Piano), Eva-Maria May (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2016/03/2016 
Venue:  Musikhochschule München, kleiner Konzert 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
4.
Improvisations (15) for piano, FP 63, 113, 170, 176 by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Eva-Maria May (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1959 
Date of Recording: 01/2016/03/2016 
Venue:  Musikhochschule München, kleiner Konzert 
Length: 25 Minutes 54 Secs. 
5.
Le bal masqué: Capriccio for 2 Pianos by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Alexander Wienand (Piano), Eva-Maria May (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2016/03/2016 
Venue:  Musikhochschule München, kleiner Konzert 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 

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