During the visit to Brive-la-Gaillarde in , Poulenc sketched a little piece for the children of his cousins: Sophie, Sylvie, Benoit, Florence and Delphine Périer, . According to Bernac, the children of the house, bored with Poulenc’s piano playing, placed a copy of their favourite book, Babar, on the piano stand, and said. Francis Poulenc. L’histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant, melodrama for narrator & piano (or orchestra), FP Composition Information ↓; Description.

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Complete Music for Solo Piano, Vol. Piano music by Francis Poulenc. It was created in a broadcast on 14 June played by the composer, assisted by the recitation of Pierre Bernac. Our website uses cookies to give you the best possible experience. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. A single bar, the sound of a rifle shot IV: Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. One day during World War II, while Francis Poulenc was visiting some relatives in Bordeaux, his four-year-old niece expressed displeasure with what the composer was playing on the piano.

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Complete Chamber Music, Vol. Play this,” placing one of Jean de Brunhoff’s Babar books on the music stand.

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Retrieved from ” https: Poulenc improvised an accompaniment as he read the story. However, Babar feels homesick for his forests, and is pleased when his cousins, Arthur and Celeste, find him and needs no persuasion to go home with them. L’histoire de Babar is one of Francis Poulenc’s most popular compositions. Don’t show me this bbabar again.

This took the form of a musical background to Jean de Brunhoff’s popular illustrated children’s story about Babar, a baby elephant whose mother is habar by a huntsman. Die Geschichte von Babar. Continue using the site as normal or read our Privacy Policy. In the following years, he often recalled this incident.

Jean de Brunhoff and poulencc character Babar the Elephantwhich inspired the music. Indeed, some of Poulenc’s finest piano music is found in these charmimg pages. The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant.

L’histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant, melodrama for narrator & piano (or orchestra), FP 129

A Parade of Kids’ Classics. This really is a multifaceted release: According to Guy Sacre”it is in every respect a success, and one of the most accomplished works he has given to his instrument”. He marries Celeste, and the last we hear of him is thinking of a rosy future as poylenc dreamily looks up at a marvellously star-filled sky. The Essential Pierre Bernac.


In Bastiaan Blomhert, the Dutch wind ensemble specialist, created his version for 12 winds. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Francis Poulenc

During the summer ofFrancis Poulenc stayed with cousins in Brive-la-Gaillarde. An English translation of the text was made by Nelly Rieu. Soloist s and Large Ensemble 7 or more players. The score is dedicated to the eleven children who inspired it: Views Read Edit View history. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Le Carnaval des animaux; Poulenc: The children of the house, bored by his piano playing, put the bagar Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff on his piano and asked him to “play” the story.

The Toy Box; Poulenc: This page was last edited on 2 Augustat L’histoire de Pouenc Debussy: AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. This narrative composition presents itself as an “uninterrupted succession of pianistic images”. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

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