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Francis Poulenc : Articles and Interviews

By: Southon, Nicolas.
Contributor(s): Nichols, Roger.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014Description: 1 online resource (346 p.).ISBN: 9781409466239.Subject(s): Composers -- France -- Interviews | Music -- History and criticism | Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963 -- InterviewsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Francis Poulenc : Articles and InterviewsDDC classification: 780.92 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface to the Translation; Acknowledgements; Translator's Note; Introduction; I Articles; Article I Le Coq and Le Coq Parisien: May-November 1920; Article II 'On Igor Stravinsky's "Mavra"'; Article III 'On Igor Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms"'; Article IV 'In Praise of Banality'; Article V 'Long Live Stravinsky!'; Article VI 'The Composer and the Sorcerer'; Article VII 'Francis Poulenc on His Ballets'; Article VIII 'For the Harpsichord, Wanda Landowska has Completed in New York "Her life's work"'; Article IX 'Pages from America (Diary extracts)'
Article X 'Erik Satie's Piano Music'Article XI 'How I Composed Les Dialogues des Carmélites'; Article XII 'Opera in the Cinema Era'; II Critical Articles and Reviews; Article XIII 'On Richard Strauss's Elektra'; Article XIV 'On Oberon'; Article XV 'The Paris Opéra Ought to Put on Fidelio'; Article XVI 'The Heart of Maurice Ravel'; III Contributions to Works by Others; Article XVII 'The Lesson of Claude Debussy'; Article XVIII 'Preface' to Gabriel Laplane, Albéniz: sa vie, son œuvre; Article XIX 'Notes on Ravel'; IV Response to a Survey; Article XX 'Is there a "Messiaen Affair"?'; V Lectures
Article XXI 'My Teachers and My Friends'Article XXII 'My Songs and Their Poets'; VI Interviews; Article XXIII Interview with André Laphin; Article XXIV Interview with Lucien Chevaillier; Article XXV Interview with José Bruyr; Article XXVI Interview with Nino Franck; Article XXVII Interview with A.P.; Article XXVIII Interview with Jeannie Chauveau; Article XXIX Interview with Claude Chamfray; Article XXX Interview with Fernando Lopes-Graça; Article XXXI Interview with Paul Guth; Article XXXII 'Poulenc: An Act of Faith', reported by Daniel Bernet; Article XXXIII Interview with Henri Hell
Article XXXIV Interview with Martine CadieuArticle XXXV Interview: A Denizen of Noizay and the Honorary President of Local Musicmaking; Article XXXVI Interview with Denise Bourdet; Plates; VII Interviews with Claude Rostand; Preface to Interviews; Interview 1 Paris and Nogent-sur-Marne: A Childhood Spent between Couperin and the Dance Hall; Interview 2 Musical Adventures with the 'Moderns': Debussy, Stravinsky; Interview 3 Poulenc at the Piano: Advice and Favourites; Interview 4 The Maître of Arcueil and Lifelong Friends; Interview 5 From Monte-Carlo to Paris under the Occupation
Interview 6 The Composer and His Poets: The Meeting with EluardInterview 7 The Keyboard Concertos; Interview 8 Pierre Bernac, or the Unexpected Partner; Interview 9 Choral Music; Interview 10 Faith Restored; Interview 11 Chamber Works; Interview 12 The Monk and the Naughty Boy; Interview 13 Poulenc-Janus: Le Bal masqué and Les Mamelles de Tirésias; Interview 14 A Countryman's Prayers: A Mass and Some Motets; Interview 15 The Composer's Studio: The Eye and the Ear; Interview 16 Musical Likes and Dislikes; Interview 17 What Future for Music?
Interview 18 Conclusions and Perspectives: At Work on the Dialogues
Summary: This volume comprises selected articles from Francis Poulenc: J'écris ce qui me chante (Fayard, 2011) edited by Nicholas Southon. Many of these articles and interviews have not been available in English before and Roger Nichols' translation, capturing the very essence of Poulenc's lively writing style, makes more widely accessible this significant contribution to Poulenc scholarship.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface to the Translation; Acknowledgements; Translator's Note; Introduction; I Articles; Article I Le Coq and Le Coq Parisien: May-November 1920; Article II 'On Igor Stravinsky's "Mavra"'; Article III 'On Igor Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms"'; Article IV 'In Praise of Banality'; Article V 'Long Live Stravinsky!'; Article VI 'The Composer and the Sorcerer'; Article VII 'Francis Poulenc on His Ballets'; Article VIII 'For the Harpsichord, Wanda Landowska has Completed in New York "Her life's work"'; Article IX 'Pages from America (Diary extracts)'

Article X 'Erik Satie's Piano Music'Article XI 'How I Composed Les Dialogues des Carmélites'; Article XII 'Opera in the Cinema Era'; II Critical Articles and Reviews; Article XIII 'On Richard Strauss's Elektra'; Article XIV 'On Oberon'; Article XV 'The Paris Opéra Ought to Put on Fidelio'; Article XVI 'The Heart of Maurice Ravel'; III Contributions to Works by Others; Article XVII 'The Lesson of Claude Debussy'; Article XVIII 'Preface' to Gabriel Laplane, Albéniz: sa vie, son œuvre; Article XIX 'Notes on Ravel'; IV Response to a Survey; Article XX 'Is there a "Messiaen Affair"?'; V Lectures

Article XXI 'My Teachers and My Friends'Article XXII 'My Songs and Their Poets'; VI Interviews; Article XXIII Interview with André Laphin; Article XXIV Interview with Lucien Chevaillier; Article XXV Interview with José Bruyr; Article XXVI Interview with Nino Franck; Article XXVII Interview with A.P.; Article XXVIII Interview with Jeannie Chauveau; Article XXIX Interview with Claude Chamfray; Article XXX Interview with Fernando Lopes-Graça; Article XXXI Interview with Paul Guth; Article XXXII 'Poulenc: An Act of Faith', reported by Daniel Bernet; Article XXXIII Interview with Henri Hell

Article XXXIV Interview with Martine CadieuArticle XXXV Interview: A Denizen of Noizay and the Honorary President of Local Musicmaking; Article XXXVI Interview with Denise Bourdet; Plates; VII Interviews with Claude Rostand; Preface to Interviews; Interview 1 Paris and Nogent-sur-Marne: A Childhood Spent between Couperin and the Dance Hall; Interview 2 Musical Adventures with the 'Moderns': Debussy, Stravinsky; Interview 3 Poulenc at the Piano: Advice and Favourites; Interview 4 The Maître of Arcueil and Lifelong Friends; Interview 5 From Monte-Carlo to Paris under the Occupation

Interview 6 The Composer and His Poets: The Meeting with EluardInterview 7 The Keyboard Concertos; Interview 8 Pierre Bernac, or the Unexpected Partner; Interview 9 Choral Music; Interview 10 Faith Restored; Interview 11 Chamber Works; Interview 12 The Monk and the Naughty Boy; Interview 13 Poulenc-Janus: Le Bal masqué and Les Mamelles de Tirésias; Interview 14 A Countryman's Prayers: A Mass and Some Motets; Interview 15 The Composer's Studio: The Eye and the Ear; Interview 16 Musical Likes and Dislikes; Interview 17 What Future for Music?

Interview 18 Conclusions and Perspectives: At Work on the Dialogues

This volume comprises selected articles from Francis Poulenc: J'écris ce qui me chante (Fayard, 2011) edited by Nicholas Southon. Many of these articles and interviews have not been available in English before and Roger Nichols' translation, capturing the very essence of Poulenc's lively writing style, makes more widely accessible this significant contribution to Poulenc scholarship.

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