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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA67414/7
Recording details: December 1998
Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: August 1999
Total duration: 5 minutes 54 seconds

'As a guide to this cornucopia Leslie Howard could hardly be bettered' (BBC Music Magazine)

'All kinds of fascinating morsels … there is much here to interest any admirer of this remarkable and prolific composer' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Fascinating trouvailles' (Classic CD)

En mémoire de Maximilien I – Marche funèbre, S162d
composer
after 19 June 1867; first version

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
En mémoire de Maximilian I is the first version of the Marche funèbre from the third book of the Années. All the catalogues date this piece and its revision in 1867, presumably because the manuscript bears the date '19 juin 1867', but that is merely the date when the Emperor of Mexico was executed. The date of composition cannot be precisely determined, and the revision may well have been made only at the time the published collection was assembled. The most obvious among numerous differences from the final version is the much shorter and less triumphal ending.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1999

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