The Late Mix

Post War Paris

Hall One

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Northern Sinfonia

FAURE
Nocturne No.13 for piano

MILHAUD
String Quartet No.6

RAVEL
Tzigane for violin and piano

L’ALBUM DES SIX

HONEGGER
Danse de la chevre

DEBUSSY
Sonata for Cello

POULENC
Sonata for trumpet, trombone and horn

Paris, 1920. Whilst Stravinsky and Debussy were busy changing the course of musical history, a group of Parisian composers were observing as if from a pavement café, imitating what they admired and ridiculing what they didn’t.

They became known as Les Six – their music infused with satire, fashion, curiosity and the newly discovered exoticism of jazz. We sample their stylish sounds here alongside works by the establishment figures they so loved and mocked.

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