Les Soirées de Nazelles, FP 84, is a set of variations for piano written by the French composer Francis Poulenc. During the evenings, the composer used to sit at the piano and improvise "portraits" of his friends, all based on a given theme. The work was begun in , and completed at Noizay on October 1, Catalogue: FP
Dry. Very, very dry. The wit in the piano music of Francis Poulenc is so lightly ironic and so slightly sarcastic that it is fairly etiolated and frankly eviscerated. Because if Pascal Rogé, the suave and sensitive French virtuoso, cannot breathe life into Poulenc's piano music in this recording from , who can? Rogé has turned in full-throated Debussy discs and full 5/
Sep 22, · Find release reviews and credits for Poulenc: Piano Works - Pascal Rogé on AllMusic - - Dry. Very, very dry. And yet even Rogé is defeated by the indefatigably dry Poulenc. Les Soirees de Nazelles are nonsensical. The Novelettes are too long. Variations: VIII. L'Alerte Vieillesse.
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