Poulenc: The Complete Songs, Vol. 4

The songs of Francis Poulenc (some 150 works composed over a period of 44 years) remain consistently popular with concert audiences the world over. Varying in their individual style and character in a way that defies generalization, Poulenc set music to a wide range of different French poetry—both ancient and modern, and from the serious to the surreal.

This series charting the complete songs of Francis Poulenc is performed by some of the greatest singers of the day and accompanied by the exceptional Malcolm Martineau.

SIGCD323  69 minutes 22 seconds
'There are some excellent performances … the sound is also very good—close and clear with a pleasant bloom' (MusicWeb International)
'Throughout Martineau is impressive as an imaginative and supportive accompanist. And he is joined by some fine performers. There are some gems on the disc' (Planet Hugill)