Buckland, Sidney & Chimènes, Myriam: Francis Poulenc (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Music, Art & Literature Music and Literature

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Contents: Introduction; Poulenc and Koechlin: 58 lessons and a friendship, Robert Orledge; Poulenc’s choral works with orchestra, Keith W. Daniel; Raymonde Linossier: ‘Lovely soul who was my flame’, Sophie Robert; ‘My ideal library’, Francis Poulenc; ‘The coherence of opposites’: Eluard, Poulenc and the poems of Tel jour telle nuit, Sidney Buckland; Nogent music: Poulenc and Dufy, Marjorie Running Wharton; ‘All my pleasure is in making new discoveries’: Francis Poulenc visits American museums of art. From Feuilles américaines. Extraits de journal, Francis Poulenc; Distilling essences: Poulenc and Matisse, Carl B. Schmidt; Poulenc and his patrons: social convergences, Myriam Chimènes; In search of a libretto, Denis Waleckx; Dialogues des Carmélites: the historical background, literary destiny and genesis of the opera, Claude Gendre; ‘A musical confession’: Poulenc, Cocteau and La Voix humaine, Denis Waleckx; Poulenc, Britten, Aldeburgh: a chronicle, Philip Reed; Francis Poulenc - disc jockey, Lucie Kayas; Index.