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Thème Varié in A major, Op 89

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Chaminade’s Thème varié, Op 89 in A major, is a short, informal set of variations – essentially decorative elaborations of a lilting, mock-classical tune. There are chiming effects, and two A minor variations with sonorous arpeggio writing. At the end the arpeggio decoration entwines with a partial reprise of the theme.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 1992

Le Thème varié, opus 89, en la majeur, est une série courte et simple de variations – des élaborations essentiellement décoratives d’un air cadencé, imitant le classique. Il y a des effets carillonnants, et deux variations en la mineur avec une forte écriture d’arpèges sonores. À la fin, une reprise partielle du thème s’entrelace dans l’élaboration d’arpèges.

extrait des notes rédigées par Calum MacDonald © 1992
Français: Alain Midoux

Cécile Chaminades Thème varié, Op. 89, in A-Dur ist eine kurze, zwanglose Folge von Variationen – im wesentlichen dekorative Verarbeitungen einer trällernden pseudoklassischen Melodie samt Glockeneffekten und zwei klangvoll arpeggierenden a-Moll-Variationen. Am Ende verbindet sich die Arpeggioverzierung mit einer teilweisen Reprise des Themas.

aus dem Begleittext von Calum MacDonald © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

Recordings

Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1
CDH55197

Track-specific metadata for CDA66584 track 9

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-92-58409
Duration
5'05
Recording date
25 June 1991
Recording venue
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mike Skeet
Recording engineer
Mike Skeet
Hyperion usage
  1. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (CDA66584)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: April 1992
    Deletion date: July 2004
    Superseded by CDH55197
  2. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1 (CDH55197)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: October 2005
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