Sarabande pour guitare, FP 179 (Poulenc, Francis)

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Sheet Music


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IgorCello (2015/10/9)

Publisher. Info. London: Ricordi, 1961.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Mixed Chorus (Köhne)

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Koehnem (2019/3/27)

Arranger Michael Köhne
Publisher. Info. Michael Köhne
Misc. Notes Text: Kyrie
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General Information

Work Title Sarabande pour guitare
Alternative. Title
Composer Poulenc, Francis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FP 179
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFP 89
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1960
First Publication. 1961
Dedication To Ida Presti*
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2-3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation guitar

Misc. Comments

  • Ida Presti (1924-1967) was a French classical guitarist and composer. She first came to prominence as a child prodigy, before maturing into what some have called "the greatest guitarist of the 20th century, and possibly of all time."