Poulenc: L'Histoire de Babar - Anne-Elly Tévi (soprano); Bernard Philippe (oboe); Bernard Philippe (cor anglais); Florence Dume (violin);...
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  1. L'histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant, melodrama for narrator & piano (or orchestra), FP 129
  2. Le vent tourbillon, for orchestra, narrator & singer
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It's a bit hard to tell from the packaging or even the booklet what you're getting here. Despite the Orchestre de Picardie billed on the cover, the version of Poulenc's music for the much-loved children's story of Babar the elephant is not the Jean Françaix orchestration from the 1960s (although certain features of it are retained, such as the little musical commentary when Babar discovers the elevator) or the original music for piano, but an arrangement for solo winds and strings, with percussion, by David Walter. The ...

Poulenc: L'Histoire de Babar 2010, Calliope

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