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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The configuration of the ensemble is 2 flutes both doubling piccolo2 oboes 2nd doubling cor anglais2 clarinets end doubling bass clarinet2 bassoons 2nd doubling double-bassoon ,2 French horns, trumpet and tuba. A Parade of Kids’ Classics. The score is dedicated to the eleven children who inspired it: Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff.

During the visit to Brive-la-Gaillarde inPoulenc sketched a little piece for the children of his cousins: Music Making with Old Friends. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Jean de Brunhoff and his character Babar the Elephantwhich inspired the music. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

The children of the house, bored by his piano playing, put the book Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff on his piano and asked him to “play” the story. The site is poulen available in several languages. Performing time is 27 minutes including narration.

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. Soloist s and Large Ensemble 7 or more players.

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L’Histoire de Babar was born from his memories. Retrieved from ” https: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Piano music by Francis Poulenc.

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Le carnaval des animaux; Poulenc: Complete Chamber Music, Vol. Poulenc ‘s work is a melodrama which combines de Brunhoff’s narrative with evocative musical interludes. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Complete Music for Solo Piano, Vol. During the summer ofFrancis Poulenc stayed with cousins in Brive-la-Gaillarde. According to Guy Sacre”it is in bqbar respect a success, and one of the most accomplished works he has given to his instrument”. The music was composed after the famous French children’s book written and illustrated by Jean de Brunhoff in Die Geschichte von Babar. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.


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Poulenc, Francis – L’histoire de Babar (full score)

Today, Babar is as a result a favourite character of millions of children and grown-ups. Fortunately Babar meets a kind elderly lady who dresses him in a fine suit and gives him an impressive motor-car. 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. Babar the Little Elephant. Genre Chamber Music Classical. Streams Videos All Posts. With the certainty of youth, she removed Poulenc ‘s hands from the keyboard and said “Oh, that is so ugly.