Four songs for tenor and piano. Poetry by Gene Scheer, based on four transformative friendships and meetings in Francis Poulenc’s life. First Performance: April 9, 2008 at the Wigmore Hall, London, featuring tenor John Mark Ainsley and pianist Malcolm Martineau.
1. Wanda Landowska
2. Pierre Bernac
3. Raymonde Linossier
4. Paul Eluard
Recordings of this composition are available. See here/after: songs of lost voices (PentaTone Classics) and French Connections: John Mark Ainsley (Linn).
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