Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Les Biches (1939 -1940)

suite from the ballet

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1939 - 1940
    • Duration : 15 mn 30 s
    • Editor : Heugel
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussionist, glockenspiel, celesta, harp, strings

Creation information

Table of contents

I. Rondeau
II. Adagietto
III. Rag-Mazurka 
IV. Andantino
V. Final