Chamber Music with Clarinet - POULENC, F. / BERNSTEIN, L. / STRAVINSKY, I. / GOULD, M. / BARTOK, B. (Waiting for Benny) (J. Herve)

     
 FRANCIS POULENC
 Clarinet Sonata, FP 184  
1 I. Allegro tristamente: Allegretto - Tres calme - Tempo allegretto 5:05
2 II. Romanza: Tres calme 5:16
3 III. Allegro con fuoco: Tres anime 3:01
 Julien Herve Soloist
     
 LEONARD BERNSTEIN
 Clarinet Sonata  
4 I. Grazioso 3:53
5 II. Andantino - Vivace e leggiero 7:12
 Julien Herve Soloist
     
 JAMES COHN
 3 Preludes (arr. J. Cohn for clarinet and piano)  
6 No. 1 in B flat major: Allegro ben ritmato e deciso 1:37
7 No. 2 in C sharp minor: Andante con moto e poco rubato 4:47
8 No. 3 in E flat minor: Allegro ben ritmato e deciso 1:15
 Julien Herve Soloist
     
 IGOR STRAVINSKY
 3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet  
9 No. 1. Sempre piano e molto tranquillo: quarter note = 52 1:40
10 No. 2. quarter note = 168 0:58
11 No. 3. quarter note = 160 1:10
 Julien Herve Soloist
     
 MORTON GOULD
 Benny's Gig  
12 I. Slow and nostalgic 2:22
13 II. Brisk, with drive 0:29
14 III. Very slow and hesitant 2:33
15 IV. Brisk 0:53
16 V. Slowly 2:11
17 VI. Calypso Serenade: Moderately moving 1:45
18 VII. Lazily moving 1:51
19 VIII. Jaunty 1:53
 Ying Lai Green Soloist
     
 BELA BARTOK
 Contrasts, BB 116  
20 I. Verbunkos (Recruiting Dance): Moderato, ben ritmato 5:27
21 II. Piheno (Relaxation): Lento 5:06
22 III. Sebes (Fast Dance): Allegro vivace 6:55
 Julien Herve Soloist