Les Chemins de L’amour (Francis Poulenc)


Yvonne Printemps Yvonne Printemps

Watch: “Les Chemins de l’amour — ‘Valse chantée’ ” (Francis Poulenc 1899-1963): Sarah Acres (Cello) & Albert Combrink (Piano)
Live Amateur Video recorded at the Casa Labia Cultural Center, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 13 June 2013

Blessed with great singers as collaborators, friends, and most significantly, lovers, Poulenc left behind a substantial legacy of French Artsongs. When I first heard this song, I fell totally in love with it. I didn’t know what it was about, and I wasn’t sure if it was Cabaret or [read more…]