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Tabarinage
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'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. 2' (CDA66968)
British Light Music Classics, Vol. 2
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66968  Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4  
Details
Track 14 on CDA66968 [3'28] Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
Track 14 on CDS44261/4 CD2 [3'28] 4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Tabarinage
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Robert Docker (1918–1992) was born in Paddington, London, and studied piano, viola and composition at the Royal Academy of Music between 1937 and 1941. After army service he took up freelance activities, becoming valued as a highly reliable pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He was a particularly brilliant improviser at the piano. He broadcast a great deal, forming a two-piano duo with Edward Rubach for twelve years and becoming a familiar contributor to light music broadcasts right up to his death. Perhaps his most successful short piece was the sparkling Tabarinage (‘Buffoonery’), a sort of eccentric British view of the French can-can.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 1997

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