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Voyage à Paris

Audio Samples

>Poulenc, Francis : Improvisation no 13 for piano in A minor (Allegretto comodo), FP 170/1
>Poulenc, Francis : Improvisation for Piano no 15 in C minor, FP 176 "Hommage a Edith Piaf"
>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
>Debussy, Claude : Preludes, Book 2
>Franck, César : Prelude, Chorale and Fugue for Piano, M 21
>Ravel, Maurice : Gaspard de la nuit
>Messiaen, Olivier : Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus
>     Regard de l'Esprit de joie

Album Summary

>Poulenc, Francis : Improvisation no 13 for piano in A minor (Allegretto comodo), FP 170/1
>Poulenc, Francis : Improvisation for Piano no 15 in C minor, FP 176 "Hommage a Edith Piaf"
>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
>Debussy, Claude : Preludes, Book 2
>Franck, César : Prelude, Chorale and Fugue for Piano, M 21
>Ravel, Maurice : Gaspard de la nuit
>Messiaen, Olivier : Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This recording explores the evolution of French piano music from the late 19th to the mid-20th centuries. This era was one of the richest in the history of French music and art. Performed by Greg McCallum, a graduate of Eastman, this marks his fourth CD release.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/08/2008-06/24/2009).



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>Poulenc, Francis : Improvisation no 13 for piano in A minor (Allegretto comodo), FP 170/1
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1958

>Poulenc, Francis : Improvisation for Piano no 15 in C minor, FP 176 "Hommage à Edith Piaf"
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1909

>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 2
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910-1912

>César Franck (1822 - 1890) : Prelude, Chorale and Fugue for Piano, M 21
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Ravel, Maurice : Gaspard de la nuit
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1908

>Messiaen, Olivier : Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jésus :: Regard de l'Esprit de joie
  • Performer: Greg McCallum (Piano)
  • Notes: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City (01/03/2008-06/24/2009)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944