Francis Poulenc

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One of France's leading modern composers, Poulenc was noted for the generous lyricism of his music and his gifts for expressing both profundity and lighthearted wit.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Concerto for 2 pianos & orchestra in D minor, FP 61 1932 Concerto
Concerto for organ, strings & timpani in G minor, FP 93 1938 Concerto
Gloria, for soprano, chorus & orchestra, FP 177 1959 Choral
Sextet for wind quintet & piano in C major, FP 100 1932 Chamber Music
Banalités, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 107 1940 Vocal Music
Trio for oboe, bassoon & piano, FP 43 1926 Chamber Music
Le bestiaire (Cortège d'Orphée), song cycle for voice & piano (or chamber ensemble), FP 15a 1919 Vocal Music
Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, for chorus, FP 97 1938 Choral
Dialogues des Carmélites, opera, FP 159 1953 Opera
Les chemins de l'amour ("Les chemins qui vont"), for voice & piano (or orchestra), FP 106 1940 Vocal Music
Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël, for chorus, FP 152 1951 Choral
Sonata for flute & piano, FP 164 1956 Chamber Music
Salve Regina, for chorus, FP 110 1941 Choral
Sonata for clarinet & piano, FP 184 1962 Chamber Music
L'histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant, melodrama for narrator & piano (or orchestra), FP 129 1940 Chamber Music
Litanies à la Vierge Noire, for women's chorus & organ (or strings & timpani), FP 82 1936 Choral
Mass in G major for chorus, FP 89 1937 Choral
Aubade, choreographic concerto for piano & 18 instruments, FP 51 1929 Ballet Concerto
Exultate Deo, motet for solemn occasions, for chorus, FP 109 1941 Choral
Tel jour, telle nuit, song cycle for voice & piano, FP 86 1936 Vocal Music
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