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Quatrième valse, Op 91
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'Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 3' (CDH55199)
Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 3
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Track 21 on CDH55199 [4'48] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Quatrième valse, Op 91
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The Quatrième valse, in D flat, is a good example of Chaminade’s mastery of this particular dance genre. After a swaggering opening the blithe and attractive main tune dominates the proceedings, sometimes enveloped in trills and ornamentation. The middle section, whose subject is rather more serious and ardent, is in B minor. The modulatory passage that then leads back to the main waltz tune is subtly expressive, and the coda is Chaminade at her most flamboyant.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 1996

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