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Francis Poulenc - Discography
By Joel Kasow

BMG - RCA

Francis Poulenc Complete chamber music

Mathieu Dufour, Emmanuel Pahud, flute;
François Leleux, oboe;
Paul Meyer, Michel Portal, clarinet;
Gilbert Audin, bassoon;
Ab Koster, horn;
Fréédéric Mellardi, trumpet;
Nicolas Vallade, trombone;
Kolja Blacher, violin: François Salque, cello:
Eric Le Sage, piano

RCA 74321 632122 (2 cds)



Francis Poulenc Complete piano music

(includes Babar the Elephant)

Eric Le Sage, piano

RCA 74321 632143 (3 cds, available separately under numbers 74321 632242, 74321 632252 and 74321 632262)



Decca

Francis Poulenc Complete music for solo piano

Pascal Rogé, piano

Decca 460 598-2 (3 cds, available separately under numbers 417 438-2, 425 862-2 and 460 320-2)



Francis Poulenc Complete orchestral music and concertos

Pascal Rogé, piano and harpsichord;
Sylviane Deferne, piano;
Peter Hurford, organ;
Orchestre National de France,
Philharmonia Orchestra;
Charles Dutoit, conductor

Decca 460 597-2 (3 cds, available separately under numbers 436 546-2, 452 665-2 and 452 937-2)



Francis poulenc The complete mélodies

Felicity Lott, Catherine Dubosc, soprano;
Urszula Kryger, mezzo-soprano;
François Le Roux, Gilles Cachemaille, baritone;
Pascal Rogé, piano

Decca 460 599-2 (4 cds, available separately under numbers 4436 991-2, 458 859-2 and 460 326-2 (2 cds))




Philips

Francis Poulenc Les Mamelles de Tirésias - Le bal masqué

Barbara Bonney, soprano;
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Graham Clark, Anthony Griffey, tenor;
Wolfgang Holzmair, Jean-Philippe Lafont, Mark Oswald, Gordon Gietz, baritone;
Saito Kinen Orchestra,
Seiji Ozawa, conductor

Philips 456 504-2



EMI - Edition du Centenaire

Francis Poulenc Piano & chamber music

Gabriel Tacchino, Jacques Février, Alexander Lonquich, Emmanuel Strosser, piano;
Michel Debost, Jacques Castagner, flute;
Laurence Pottier, recorder;
Maurice Bourgue, Robert Casier, oboe;
Michel Portal, Maurice Gabai, André Boutard, clarinet;
Amaury Wallez, Gérard Faisandier, bassoon;
Alan Civil, Michel Bergès, horn;
John Wilbraham, trumpet;
John Iveson, trombone;
David Grimal, Grank Peter Zimmerman, violin;
Pierre Fournier, Xavier Phillips, cello;
Oscar Ghiglia, guitar

EMI 5 66831 2 (5 cds)



Francis Poulenc Concertos, orchestral & sacred music

Rosanna Carteri, Régine Crespin, sopranos;
Grancis Poulen, Jacques Février, Gabriel Tacchino, piano;
Aimée van de Wiele, harpsichord;
Maurice Duruflé, organ;
Ambrosian Singers,
The King's Singers,
Maîtrise d'enfants de la Radiodiffusion française,
Groupe Vocal de France,
Winchester Cathedral Choir,
The Sixteen,
Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire,
Orchestre de Paris,
Philharmonia Orchestra,
Chorus and Orchestre National de l'Office de la Radio Télévision,
Chorus & Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France,
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse;
Georges Prêtre, Pierre Dervaux, Michel Plasson, René Duclos, Yvonne Gouverné, Jacques Jouineau, conductors

EMI 5 66837 2 (5 cds)



Francis Poulenc Mélodies & chansons

Elly Ameling, Liliane Berton, Marie Devellereau, Mady Mesplé, Jessye Norman, Rita Streich, sopranos;
Nicolai Gedda, Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Michel Sénéchal, tenors;
Gabriel Bacquier, Jean-Christophe Benoit, Pierre Bernac, François Le Roux, William Parker, Nicolas Rivenq, Gérard Souzay, José Van Dam, baritones;
Dalton Baldwin, Jean-Philippe Collard, Jacques Février, Irwin Gage, Geoffrey Parsons, Francis Poulenc, Emmanuel Strosser, Gabriel Tacchino, piano;
Ensemble de Solistes de l'Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine,
Fabrice Boulanger, conductor;
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo,
John Nelson, conductor;
Solistes de l'Orchestre des Concerts du Conservatoire,
Georges Prêtre, conductor;
Maîtrise de la Radiodiffusion Français,
Stockholm Chamber Chorus,
The Sixteen


EMI 5 66849 2 (5 cds)




Francis Poulenc Vocal works

Dialogues des Carmélites:
Denise Duval, Régine Crespin, Denise Scharley, Liliane Berton, Rita Gorr, Xavier Dupraz, Paul Finel;
Chorus and Orchestra of the Paris Opéra,
Pierre Dervaux, conductor

Les Mamelles de Tirésias:
Denise Duval, Jean Giraudeau;
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra Comique,
André Cluytens, conductor

La voix humaine:
Denise Duval;
Orchestra of the Opéra Comique,
Georges Prêtre, conductor

Le gendarme incompris, L'Histoire de Babar le petit éléphant, La Dame de Monte Carlo, Le bal masqué, L'invitation du château, Sécheresses, Figure humaine, Un soir de neige
Yvonne Printemps, soprano;
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, tenor;
Nicolas Rivenq, Jean-Christophe Benoit, baritone;
Peter Ustinov, narrator;
Emmanuel Strosser, piano;
David Grimal, violin;
Romain Guyot, clarinet


EMI 5 66843 2 (5 cds)




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