Francis Poulenc (18991963)


for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano

for: Oboe, bassoon, piano

Score, Parts

Item no.676974
Author/ComposerFrancis Poulenc
EditorSandro Caldini
Scope56 pages
Year of origin1928
Release year2016
Publisher/ProducerWilhelm Hansen Musikforlag
Producer No.WH 32859
50.99 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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This new edition is based on a second manuscript by Poulenc dated 16th March 1928.

The Trio pour piano, hautbois et basson by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) represents a milestone in the repertoire of music for double-reed instruments. It was written between March and April 1926 during a long stay in Côte d'Azur and it was immediately published by Edition Wilhelm Hansen AS, Copenhagen, in the same year. The composition was influenced by the composer's friendship with Igor Stravinsky and was dedicated to Manuel de Falla.

I was lucky to locate a second manuscript (due to the courtesy of the American composer Ned Rorem and his niece Mary Marshall), on which this new edition is based. When I compared this manuscript with the first edition (WH19245) it became evident that there were many differences.

The second manuscript is dated 16th March 1928 and clearly states Brouillon definitif (final copy)...