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The Last Century

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This is the first in a series of program’s centred on compositions that are exactly one hundred years old. In this episode it’s – save one – works by French composers: Erik Satie, Darius Milhaud, Maurice Ravel and the Groupe des Six.

 

Playlist

  1. Erik Satie: Quatre petites mélodies. Elaine Bonazzi, mezzo soprano; Frank Glazer, piano
  2. Erik Satie: Trois petites pièces montées. Ensemble Die Reihe led by Friedrich Cerha
  3. Groupe des Six (George Auric, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, Germaine Tailleferre): L’Album des Six. Pavlina Dokovska, piano
  4. Heitor Villa-Lobos: Chôro No. 1. Rafael Serrallet, guitar
  5. Darius Milhaud: Le boeuf sur le toît, Op. 58. Orchestre du Théâtre des Champs-Elysées led by Darius Milhaud
  6. Maurice Ravel: La Valse. Anima Eterna led by Jos van Immerseel

 

You can find the lyrics to Erik Satie’s Quatre petites mélodies  here.

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