Diary of My Songs
|Book Title: Diary of My Songs|
Category: Art & Photography
Realese Date: 1 March 2007
Number of Pages: 160 pages
Autor: Francis Poulenc
Description of the book "Diary of My Songs"Many of Francis Poulenc's songs are verses by 20th-century French poets set to music, and this diary is an answer to what the composer felt were frequent misinterpretations of his work. To set the record straight, Poulenc describes the origins of each song, comments on performances, offers guidelines for interpretation of his work, and discusses his methods for arranging vocal music. In this new edition of the diary, the original French text and the English translation appear on facing pages, and a bibliography, a discography, and extensive notes are included.
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