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Ronde champêtre
composer
circa 1870

Recordings
'Chabrier: Piano Music' (CDA67515)
Chabrier: Piano Music
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'Chabrier: Piano Music' (SACDA67515)
Chabrier: Piano Music
SACDA67515  Super-Audio CD — Deleted  
Details
Track 2 on CDA67515 [3'55]
Track 2 on SACDA67515 [3'55] Super-Audio CD — Deleted

Ronde champêtre
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Ronde champêtre, written around 1870, was originally included in the Pièces pittoresques. The title, along with those of other pieces, was probably not Chabrier’s but the publisher’s. The opening theme comes from Poussah’s aria from Fisch-Ton-Kan, the operetta written during 1864 in collaboration with Paul Verlaine. In A minor, unpolished and jerky in style, this theme is repeated three times in the guise of a refrain. A second motif in A major, of great sweetness, wrapped round with arpeggiated chords, is then repeated almost at once with slight variations. This is followed by a lively and staccato third motif in B flat, which starts piano before finally reaching an exalted ff, hammered out in octaves.

from notes by Jean-Paul Sévilla © 2006
English: Roland Smithers

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Details for SACDA67515 track 2
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-05-51502
Duration
3'55
Recording date
22 June 2004
Recording venue
Das Kulturzentrum Grand Hotel, Dobbiaco, Italy
Recording producer
Ludger Böckenhoff
Recording engineer
Ludger Böckenhoff
Hyperion usage
  1. Chabrier: Piano Music (CDA67515)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: February 2006
  2. Chabrier: Piano Music (SACDA67515)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: February 2006
    Deletion date: February 2011
    Super-Audio CD — Deleted
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