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Palm Court Waltz, Op 81 No 2
originally for orchestra, arranged for piano duet by the composer

'Berkeley: A Centenary Tribute' (CDH55135)
Berkeley: A Centenary Tribute
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Palm Court Waltz, Op 81 No 2
The Palm Court Waltz was originally an orchestral piece written for an entertainment put on at the Coliseum in London by Richard Buckle some years ago. The arrangement for piano duet was commissioned from me by Mr Burnet Pavitt.

The Waltz is not exactly a parody, though rhythms and melodies very close to the Viennese model will be recognised. I have tried to incorporate these into my own musical idiom, rather in the manner of Ravel, but not, I feel, nearly so well!

from notes by Sir Lennox Berkeley 1983

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Details for CDH55135 track 14
Recording date
14 June 1983
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Berkeley: A Centenary Tribute (CDH55135)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: May 2003
    Deletion date: August 2008
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Archive Service
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