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Poulenc: Stabat Mater; Gloria; Litanies  la Vierge noire - Patricia Petibon (soprano); Orchestre de Paris; Paavo Jrvi (conductor)
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  1. Gloria, for soprano, chorus & orchestra, FP 177
  2. Litanies la Vierge Noire, for women's chorus & organ (or strings & timpani), FP 82
  3. Stabat Mater, for soprano, chorus & orchestra, FP 148
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Francis Poulenc was the best-known composer of the iconoclastic group Les Six, and his reputation for blending sophistication and flippant humor in his songs and concert music made him something of an enfant terrible. Yet the deaths of several close friends and a visit to the Black Madonna of Rocamadour in 1936 brought about soul-searching and a fresh commitment to the Catholicism of his youth. His rekindled devotion is reflected in several sacred works, such as the Litanies la Vierge noire (1936), inspired by his visit ...

Poulenc: Stabat Mater; Gloria; Litanies  la Vierge noire 2013, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947914976

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