Listening

Recent musical discoveries and things

Lately I’ve been listening to three records:

Orchestre “Kanaga” de Mopti

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An album by Rokia Traore:

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and I found a box with every melodie composed by Francis Poulenc!

Here’s a performance of his song cycle Le Bestiaire, from poems by Apollinaire. The Carp is my favorite. So beautiful. It starts at 3:30:

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poisson de la melancolie!

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