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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55194
Recording details: June 1985
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Release date: May 1987
Total duration: 1 minutes 6 seconds

'An adventurous and well-devised recital, as well played as it is recorded' (Gramophone)

'A wholly delectable recital, and not just for children either. First class. Highly recommended for late-night listening' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

La toupie from Jeux d'enfants 'The top'
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Georges Bizet provides pieces that are not so much ‘for children’ as ‘about childhood’. The top, an impromptu, is No 2 of Jeux d’enfants, a set of twelve pieces for piano duet composed in 1871, and is heard here in the piano solo arrangement by Lucien Garbon.

from notes by Max Harrison © 1986

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