Sinfonietta (Poulenc)

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by Francis Poulenc
Catalogue FP 141
Composed 1947 (1947)
Scoring orchestra

The Sinfonietta, FP 141, is a work for orchestra by Francis Poulenc. Composed in 1947, it was first performed in London on 24 October 1948, under the baton of Roger Désormière.[1] The work, light and full of dance rhythms, is in four movements:[2]

  1. Allegro con fuoco
  2. Molto vivace
  3. Andante cantabile
  4. Très vite et très gai