B.P.R.D. – 04/07/2013

This week’s show is devoted to the French composer Germaine Tailleferre, a woman associated with “Les Six,” a group of musicians loosely organized around Erik Satie and Jean Cocteau for a brief spell in the early 1920s. In order:

The Pastorale in D (1919), Talleferre’s contribution to L’Album Des Six
The finale of the 1919 String Quartet
Sonatina for cello and piano by Arthur Honneger (another Les Six member)
Tailleferre’s Partita for flute, oboe, clarinet and strings (1962)
3 of the Chansons Populaire Francaises (1952-55)
Allegro of the Sonata #2 for violin and piano (1951)
The famous Piano Concerto of 1924
1st movement of the 1973 Sonatina for violin and piano
Valse Brilliante for two pianos (1962)
Homage a Debussy (1920)

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