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Jonathan Lemalu (baritone) and Joseph Middleton (piano) perform music by Faure, Duparc, Ibert and Poulenc at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.

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

    L' Horizon chimerique Op.118

    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

    4 Chansons de Don Quichotte, arr. for voice and piano

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Chansons villageoises

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

    Don Quichotte à Dulcinée, arr. for voice and piano

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Jonathan Lemalu.
  • Claude Debussy

    La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune

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