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An Evening in Ancient Times (1908) by Alphonse Osbert (1857-1939)
Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée du Petit-Palais, France / Giraudon / Bridgeman Art Library, London
Track(s) taken from CDA68016
Recording details: February 2013
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: October 2014
Total duration: 1 minutes 52 seconds

Fête galante, L31
First line:
Voilà Silvandre et Lycas et Myrtil
early 1882
author of text
after Clément Marot

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October 2014 Release

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
More feeling is evident in Fête galante, despite the flippant inscription on the title page of the manuscript: ‘Musique Louis IXV [sic] avec formules 1882’. The tune will be familiar from its revival in the ‘Menuet’ of the Petite Suite for piano duet.

from notes by Roger Nichols © 2014

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