Retrieved from " https: I never knew her, so I think the piece is yours. Sources indicate that Poulenc had had the idea to compose a flute sonata for a long time, which can be dated back to the year in a letter to the baritone Pierre Bernac.
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Francis Poulenc - Flute Sonata () - Music Sales Classical
Memory of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. Well, I'm going to,' he said. The occasion was marked in his autobiography:.
Flute Sonata (Flute & Piano)
Compositions by Francis Poulenc Flute sonatas compositions Funerary and memorial compositions. I've been commissioned by the Coolidge Foundation to write a chamber piece in memory of Elizabeth Coolidge.
Rouen, France Conservatoire de Rouen. However, it is unknown whether this planned sonata is directly related to the published sonata. The rather unusual title for a work for orchestra - in fact a Concerto - is explained by the fact that it was originally written by Francis Poulenc, the French composer who died in and was a member of the composers who were known as "Les Six", for Flute and Piano.
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Spivacke again offered the commission in May, and this time Poulenc responded in August when he noted that the opera was in order and he could write something for him.
It is a most attractive work giving full scope to the range and versatility to the Flute as a solo instrument as well as providing us with a slow movement of unalloyed charm. Sources indicate that Poulenc had had the idea to compose a flute sonata for a long time, which can be dated back to the year in a letter to the baritone Pierre Bernac.
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In AprilHarold Spivackea spokesperson for the Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congresswrote a letter to Poulenc offering a commission for a piece of chamber music for a festival going to take place in October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 19 Marchat Throughout the next few years, Poulenc had intended to resume the work as stated in his letters to his publisher inand I never knew her, so I think the piece is yours.
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Flute Sonata, FP 164 (Poulenc, Francis)
Flute Sonata Trio Sonata for oboe and piano Sextet. Retrieved from " https: Poulenc wrote the piece in Cannes between December and Marchand the completed manuscript was mailed to the Library of Congress on 7 June It is now one of Poulenc's fulte known works and is a prominent feature in 20th century flute repertoire. Chamber music by Francis Poulenc.
List of sonatas Category: It is dedicated to the memory of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidgean American patron of chamber music.