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Track(s) taken from CDH55197

Deuxième valse, Op 77


Peter Jacobs (piano)
Recording details: June 1991
St Silas the Martyr, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mike Skeet
Engineered by Mike Skeet
Release date: April 1992
Total duration: 4 minutes 52 seconds

The Deuxième valse, Op 77, is salon music at its best – a delicately lilting fast waltz, very redolent of Chopin, almost breathless as it swirls around the ballroom and wittily self-intoxicated with its own melodic gaiety.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 1992

La Deuxième valse, opus 77, est de la meilleure musique de salon – une valse rapide, délicatement cadencée, qui rappelle beaucoup Chopin, tourbillonnant presque hors haleine autour de la salle de bal et spirituellement à demi-enivrée par sa gaieté mélodique.

extrait des notes rédigées par Calum MacDonald © 1992
Français: Alain Midoux

Der Deuxième valse, Op. 77, ist allerbeste Salonmusik – ein feinfühlig beschwingter schneller Walzer, der stark an Chopin erinnert, regelrecht atemlos von seinem Wirbeln rund um den Ballsaal und auf witzige Art berauscht durch seine ureigene melodische Fröhlichkeit.

aus dem Begleittext von Calum MacDonald © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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