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Track(s) taken from CDA66771/2

Walzer, S208a

circa 1823, in A major

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: October 1992
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: February 1994
Total duration: 1 minutes 5 seconds

Cover artwork: Rocky Gorge, with a bridge, near Sorrento (1823) by Heinrich Reinhold (1788-1825)


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The little Waltz in A major was published in 1825 but had been written in some form by early 1823 because it was used that year in a ballet, Die Amazonen, cobbled together from a variety of sources by von Gallenberg. It was printed in England in 1832 in the version for piano, but the earlier edition contained various alternative instrumentations. In any event, the tiny piece is really just an album leaf.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1994

La petite Valse en la majeur fut publiée en 1825, mais elle avait été composée sous quelque forme dès 1825, car elle avait été jouée dans le ballet Die Amazonen, que Von Gallenberg avait tiré de sources variées. Elle fut mise sous presse en Angleterre en 1832 dans la version pour piano, mais l’édition antérieure contenait plusieurs orchestrations alternatives. Ce court morceau n’est en tous cas qu’une feuille d’album.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1994
Français: Luisella Simpson

Der kleine Walzer in A-Dur wurde 1825 veröffentlicht, bestand jedoch in einer gewissen Form bereits seit Anfang 1823, da er im gleichen Jahr in einem Ballett, Die Amazonen genannt, erschien, das Gallenberg aus verschiedenen Quellen zusammengestückelt hatte. Der Walzer wurde 1832 als Klavierversion in England gedruckt, aber die frühere Ausgabe enthielt verschiedene alternative Instrumentierungen. Auf jeden Fall ist dies winzige Stück nichts weiter als ein Albumblatt.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1994
Deutsch: Hypérion

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