8 Nocturnes, FP 56 (Poulenc, Francis)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1932-39]. Plate H. 30477, 30852, 30870, 30877, 30880, 30885, 30962, 31052.
Misc. Notes Re-issued in 1939 with all 8 movements under Heugel plate HE 33,336.
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General Information

Work Title Huit Nocturnes
Alternative. Title
Composer Poulenc, Francis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FP 56
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 Nocturnes
I. Sans traîner (C major)
II. Bal des jeunes filles. Très animé (F major)
III. Les cloches de Malines. Modéré mais sans lenteur (F major)
IV. Bal fantôme. Lent, très las et piano (C minor)
V. Phalènes. Presto misterioso (D minor)
VI. Très calme mais sans traîner (G major)
VII. Assez allant (E major)
VIII. (pour servir de coda au cycle) Très modéré (G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930–38
First Publication. 1932-39
Dedication Various
  1. pour Suzette
  2. à Janine Salles
  3. à Paul Collaer
  4. à Julien Green
  5. à Jean Michel Frank
  6. à Waldemar Strenger
  7. à Fred Timar
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano solo