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In a concert from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu and pianist Joseph Middleton contrast songs by Poulenc with works by Faure, Ibert and Duparc.

Bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu and pianist Joseph Middleton team up to perform songs by Poulenc contrasted with works by Fauré, Ibert and Duparc from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. Poulenc wrote his Chansons villageoises in 1942 during World War 2 and described them as 'a defiant celebration of the French way of life impervious to the German occupation'.

Fauré: L'horizon chimérique
Duparc: Le manoir de Rosemonde
Duparc: Phidylé
Duparc: La vague et la cloche
Ibert: Don Quichotte
Poulenc: Chansons villageoises

Jonathan Lemalu, baritone
Joseph Middleton, piano.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    La mer est infinite

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Je me suis embarque

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Diane, Selene

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Vaisseaux, nous vous aurons aimes

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Henri Duparc

    Le manoir de Rosemonde

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Henri Duparc

    Phidyle

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Henri Duparc

    La vague et la cloche

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Chanson du depart de Don Quichotte

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Chanson a Dulcinee

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Chanson du Duc

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Chanson de la mort de Don Quichotte

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Don Quichotte a Dulcinee

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • William Walton

    Capriccio burlesco

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Waton: Spitfire Prelude & Fugue Etc.: SIr Charles Groves.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.

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