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Track(s) taken from CDA66459

Ojos criollos 'Danse cubaine, caprice brillant, contradanza', RO185 Op 37

1859; published in New York in 1860; alternative title: Les yeux créoles; piano 4 hands as RO184; piano solo version published in Havana in 1860

Philip Martin (piano)
Recording details: September 1990
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: June 1991
Total duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds

Cover artwork: The Snake Charmer by Henri Rousseau (1844-1910)


'A very enjoyable disc indeed' (The Good CD Guide)

'The best Gottschalk disk currently available' (Fanfare, USA)

'An important and recommendable issue … to be welcomed wholeheartedly' (CDReview)
Creole Eyes again marries the music of two continents, a polka giving way to a salubrious tango. This was one of Gottschalk’s most popular pieces during his lifetime both as a solo and as a piano duet.

from notes by Jeremy Nicholas © 1990

Les yeux créoles unit de nouveau la musique des deux continents, un tango salubre succédant à une polka. Ce fut un des morceaux les plus populaires durant la vie de Gottschalk, à la fois comme solo et comme morceau de piano à quatre mains.

extrait des notes rédigées par Jeremy Nicholas © 1990
Français: Alain Midoux

Kreolische Augen paart wiederum die Musik zweier Kontinente, und läßt eine Polka einem wohltuenden Tango weichen. Dies war zu seinen Lebzeiten eines von Gottschalks populärsten Stücken, nicht nur als Solo, sondern auch als Klavierduett.

aus dem Begleittext von Jeremy Nicholas © 1990
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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Gottschalk: The Complete Solo Piano Music
CDS44451/88CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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