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The Snake Charmer by Henri Rousseau (1844-1910)
Track(s) taken from CDA66459
Recording details: September 1990
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: June 1991
Total duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds

'A very enjoyable disc indeed' (The Good CD Guide)

'The best Gottschalk disk currently available' (Fanfare, USA)

'An important and recommendable issue … to be welcomed wholeheartedly' (CDReview)

Ojos criollos 'Danse cubaine, caprice brillant, contradanza', RO185 Op 37
1859; published in New York in 1860; alternative title: Les yeux créoles; piano 4 hands as RO184; piano solo version published in Havana in 1860

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Creole Eyes again marries the music of two continents, a polka giving way to a salubrious tango. This was one of Gottschalk’s most popular pieces during his lifetime both as a solo and as a piano duet.

from notes by Jeremy Nicholas © 1990

Other albums featuring this work
'Gottschalk: The Complete Solo Piano Music' (CDS44451/8)
Gottschalk: The Complete Solo Piano Music
MP3 £35.00FLAC £35.00ALAC £35.00Buy by post £38.50 CDS44451/8  8CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
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