Poulenc: Nocturnes Recueil Piano

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Catalogue No: HE33336
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
Nocturnes is a set of 8 pieces for piano by Francis Poulenc. Composed between 1929 and 1938 for intermediate players, this set was composed as a cycle and represents night scenes of different events. They can be differentiated from most of the other nocturnes as they are not romantic tone-poems.

Nocturnes’s eight pieces are:
- 1st Nocturne (C Major)
- 2nd Nocturne – Young girl's ball / Bal de jeunes filles (A Major)
- 3rd Nocturne – Maines’ bells / Les Cloches de Maines (F Major)
- 4th Nocturne – Ghost’s Ball / Bal fantome (C minor)
- 5th Nocturne –Moths / Phalenes (B minor)
- 6th Nocturne (G major)
- 7th Nocturne (Cb major)
- 8th Nocturne (For Coda)

Francis Poulenc is French compositor and pianist. He also produced Piano and Chamber pieces, Operas ('Dialogues des Carmélites'), ballets ('Les Biches') as well as some Orchestra works.
ISBN: 9790047333360
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 05 April 2014
No of pages: 24
Language: French
Publisher: Heugel
 
     
       

        Francis Poulenc: Nocturnes reviews verified by reevooReevoo

        Quality of content
        8.8
        Value for money
        6.3
        Overall rating
        9.3
        Scores 9.3 out of 10 based on 4 reviews
        9 out of 10

        Alison

        Leeds GB Piano teacher/pianist
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        The most instantly attractive pieces are nos 1 and 4. If you only want these it would be cheaper to buy them separately.
        It is expensive for the whole set, but nice to have such lovely pieces to work at.
        Confirmed purchase: 14 April 2015
        Published on: 29 April 2015
        9 out of 10

        John

        Bridlington GB mature amateur pianist
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        Reviewer left no comment
        French music is expensive!
        Confirmed purchase: 01 August 2014
        Published on: 15 August 2014

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