This week I will be discussing the Poulenc Sonata (Available on a piece of music that is as beautiful as the Cantilena, how can you not sing?. The following tracks will sound good when mixed with Ruth Kasckow – Francis Poulenc, Sonata: Cantilena, because they have similar tempos, adjacent Camelot. Download the interactive sheet music Sonata for Flute and Piano, FP – II. Cantilena by Poulenc – App available on PC, Mac, Android and iPad.

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The same idea applies to your air. The obvious culprits are measures 11, 19, 26, and Sonata da camera Sonata da chiesa Sonatina Trio sonata. Email required Address never made public.

Okay, before you panic, quickly identify the places you know you will rush. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Begin this phrase on the low F 20 mph and slowly increase your air pressure until it reaches the appropriate amount to sound the next Bb 30 mphD 40 mphAb 50 mphand finally Db the 60 mph.

Flute Sonata (Poulenc) – Wikipedia

It is dedicated to the memory of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidgean American patron of chamber music. Simply place your right hand pinky between the low D and C keys on the foot joint, pressing both at the same time, while using the cantipena fingering for the high E. Specific phrases that may be practiced in this fashion include measures and measure Poulenc wrote the piece in Cannes between December and Marchand the completed manuscript was mailed to the Library of Congress on 7 June This frees up tensions in the ring finger trilling the G, helping you to produce a faster and more effortless trill.

Views Read Edit View history. The practice suggestions below are a bit more straightforward and compact than last week because this work is based on shorter units of ideas rather than longer, larger concepts.


Practice Blueprints – Poulenc Sonata | Rachel Taylor Geier

It was reported to be a rousing success. An easy trick that one of my Interlochen teachers taught me back in the day has helped me and many of my students master this note and provide it with the grace it deserves for execution in this piece.

Sonata for Flute and Piano Music Sales Americaa seminal work from the French flute canon, loved and performed by flutists all over the world I promise next week I will discuss a work from somewhere other than France! The ever-so-slight difference between the articulations in the Poulenc and those in the Hue is that the Poulenc requires a more connected, legato style double tonguing to match the lyrical quality of the melody. Your pianist, and your audience, will be grateful!

This movement is somewhat like a very slow version of a Trever Wye style flexibility exercise with notes that stretch from the lowest register to the high register and back quite quickly. For example, practice chunking measure 26 by placing rests after the first 3 16 th notes and after the following 3 16 th notes.

Analyze the rest of this brief, melodic section and half of your work will already be done for you!

This gives the note more stability through the use of an added vent, preventing it from cracking. Jean-Pierre Rampal learned about the sonata in poulecn phone call from Poulenc. The occasion was marked in his autobiography:. Sing through the melody beginning from measure 3 of the movement and then translate that beautiful connection between the notes onto your instrument.

Although each movement is structured fairly poulenv, the practice techniques discussed below can be applied across all movements.

Poulenc – Sonata for Flute and Piano, FP 164 – II. Cantilena

Remember your Scales — I hate to sound like a broken record, but the melodic section between Rehearsal 8 and Rehearsal 12 is based on scales. When you put this passage back and play as written, you will be able camtilena hear the natural break in the chunks which will also help you to not poulennc the phrase.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Sources indicate that Poulenc had had the idea to compose a flute sonata for a long time, which can be dated back to the year in a letter to the baritone Pierre Bernac.

To achieve this, first practice the line by removing the slashes and simply playing the melody underneath the articulation. As the saying goes, when you visualize, you materialize. One of my favorite exercises cxntilena assign my students is to create a story for the music they play.

This is perfectly fine and will produce the same effect. Do what you can to fight your creative instinct and simply adhere to the music as written. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Compositions by Francis Poulenc Flute sonatas compositions Funerary and memorial compositions.

Are there any other passages poulnec the Poulenc Sonata that you struggle with in your daily practice? Spivacke again offered the commission in May, and this time Poulenc responded in August when he noted that the opera was in order and he could write something for him. A good practice is to keep the dynamic a bit softer than marked to ensure that you use your air effectively until the end of the phrase.

Bracket these sections with the name of the scale to save your brain and fingers the headache of trying to poulend out the notes when you get there.