Thème varié, FP 151 (Poulenc, Francis)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1952. Plate M. E. 6653.
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General Information

Work Title Thème varié
Alternative. Title
Composer Poulenc, Francis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FP 151
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFP 103
Key A-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Thème & 11 Variations
Thème: Très calme et sans hâte
Variation I: Joyeuse. Allegro molto
Variation II: Noble. Lent
Variation III: Pastorale. Allegretto
Variation IV: Sarcastique. Allegro molto, très violent
Variation V: Mélancolique. Très calme
Variation VI: Ironique. Allegretto
Variation VII: Elégiaque. Excessivement lent
Variation VIII: Volubile. Presto
Variation IX: Fantasque. Allegro molto
Variation X: Sybilline. Bien lent
Variation XI: Finale. Allegro molto – Coda. Molto agitato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1951
First Publication. 1952
Dedication à Geneviève SIENKIEWICZ
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation piano