Poulenc - The Bestiary for Euphonium and PianoCherry Classics
Poulenc, Francis – The Bestiary for Euphonium and Piano.
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The Bestiary or "The Procession of Orpheus" was written by Poulenc in 1919. Mr. Sauer's adaptation of six short movements of about 5 minutes in length, originally for voice are poems from 1911 by Guillaume Apollinaire about animals: Camel, Goat, Grasshopper, Dolphin, Crayfish and Carp.
This music is very suitable for young performers at the intermediate level and is a great way to introduce them to a major 20th century composer who's only other music for brass is the famous Trio.