2 Improvisations, FP 170 (Poulenc, Francis)

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Publisher. Info. Paris, Salabert, 1958. Plates E.A.S. 16,161, E.A.S. 16,162.
Reissue – Paris: Salabert, 1990.
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Misc. Notes Scan includes fifteen improvisations from 1932 to 1959; see comments below.
Reprint of eds. published 1933–1960.
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General Information

Work Title Improvisations, pour le piano
Alternative. Title
Composer Poulenc, Francis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FP 170
Key A minor, D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements:
XIIIème Improvisation en la mineur. Allegretto comodo
XIVème Improvisation en ré bémol majeur. Allegretto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1958
First Publication. 1958
Dedication Various
13. à Madame Auguste Lambiotte
14. à Henri Hell
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation solo piano


Misc. Comments

Poulenc’s œuvre contains fourteen more improvisations, an additional thirteen of which are collected in Les Quinze Improvisations:

There is also the improvisation for solo piano composed as part of the collective work “Hommage à J.S. Bach”: