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Sonata for cello and piano
composer
1940/8

Recordings
'Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDA67255/6)
Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music
Details
Movement 1: Allegro: Tempo di marcia
Movement 2: Cavatine: Très calme
Movement 3: Ballabile: Très animé et gai
Movement 4: Finale: Largo, très librement – Presto subito – Largo

Sonata for cello and piano
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The Sonata for cello and piano was sketched in 1940 but not completed until 1948. It was first played in the Salle Gaveau in Paris on 18 May 1949 by the composer and the joint dedicatee, Pierre Fournier, who also played a significant role in the writing of the cello part. This is most evident in the central Cavatine and dance-like Ballabile, but in all four movements the piano usually announces and the cello decorates the essential line.

from notes by Felix Aprahamian © 1999

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Details for CDA67255/6 disc 1 track 14
Cavatine: Très calme
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-25514
Duration
6'37
Recording date
13 January 1999
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music (CDA67255/6)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: November 1999
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