Le Groupe des Six – Selected Works (1915-1945) CD



160 minute anthology features selected piano and orchestral works by Les Six composed between 1915 and 1945, including collaborations with Jean Cocteau, Guillaume Apollinaire, Max Jacob, Marcelle Meyer and Denise Duval. Includes a digitally remastered cast recording of the Surrealistic opera Les Mamelles de Tirésias, co-created by Francis Poulenc and Apollinaire, and new recordings of Dada-related works performed by Peter Beijersbergen van Henegouwen.

All selections were recorded between 1928 and 2007, and include several personally performed or conducted by the composers themselves. The booklet includes archive images and historical notes by James Hayward.