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Pas de quatre
composer
1888; as featured in 'Faust up to date'

Recordings
'British Light Music Classics' (CDS44261/4)
British Light Music Classics
MP3 £20.00FLAC £20.00ALAC £20.00Buy by post £22.00 CDS44261/4  4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'British Light Music Classics, Vol. 1' (CDA66868)
British Light Music Classics, Vol. 1
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66868  Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4  
Details
Track 7 on CDA66868 [3'39] Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
Track 7 on CDS44261/4 CD1 [3'39] 4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Pas de quatre
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Wilhelm Meyer Lutz (c1829–1903) was born and educated in Münnerstadt, near Kissingen, Bavaria. He came to England in 1848 and, after various posts as an organist, began a career as musical director in London theatres. From 1869 he was the musical director at the Gaiety Theatre, composing songs and dances for numerous shows there. Among them was the rhythmically engaging Pas de quatre which appeared in the burlesque Faust Up to Date (1888). It gained immense popularity, the more so for the fact that its tune fitted the steps of the barn dance, which had just then been imported from America into British ballrooms.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 1996

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