Piano Sonata for Four Hands by Francis Poulenc Genre, Style and Interpretation Aspects

Sonata For Piano for Four Hands by Francis Poulenc is an early work, first of its kind in the genre of French piano duo. It has a fairly non-standard composition structure. This piece represents some distinctive features of his style – bouquet of fantasy, joie de vivre, splendid melodic lines and creative message. Therefore, it is a favorite repertoire piece of many piano duos. This article is derived from performance experience – piano duo D. Shtereva – E. Simeonova.