Sonata for Flute and Piano by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963). Edited by Carl Schmidt. For Flute, Piano Accompaniment. Music Sales America. 20th Century, Classical. Softcover. 26 pages. Chester Music #CH01605. Published by Chester Music (HL.14025929).
ISBN 0711943982. 20th Century, Classical. 9x12 inches.
This Sonata For Flute and Piano is a virtuosic flute solo by renowned influential French composer Francis Poulenc. Written in 1956-57, this is an elegant, dreamy chamber work and he has demonstrated his obvious compositional skill, also highlighting the French affinity with the sweet sounds of the flute. Carefully edited by Carl Schmidt in 1994, this is an authoritative edition that contains a detailed history and comprehensive commentary of the editorial process in English, French and German.