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Pièces humoristiques, Op 87


Chaminade’s Pierrette is a feisty young lady, all flounces and ruffles, her gay insouciance contrasted by Autrefois, a charming pastiche evoking former times and, once again, Scarlatti’s alternating exuberance and introspection.

from notes by Bryce Morrison © 1999

La Pierrette de Chaminade est une jeune femme pleine d’entrain, toute en volants et dentelles, dont la gaie insouciance contraste avec Autrefois, charmant pastiche évoquant les temps jadis et, une fois encore, l’exubérance et l’introspection de Scarlatti.

extrait des notes rédigées par Bryce Morrison © 1999
Français: Hypérion

Chaminades Pierette ist eine lebhafte, in Volants und Rüschen gekleidete junge Frau, deren frohe Sorglosigkeit im Kontrast zu Autrefois steht, einem charmanten Pasticcio, das frühere Zeiten und wiederum Scarlattis Wechsel von Überschwang zu Besinnlichkeit beschwört.

aus dem Begleittext von Bryce Morrison © 1999
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 2
Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 1
Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 3
Stephen Hough's New Piano Album


No 2: Sous bois
Track 9 on CDH55198 [3'13]
No 3: Inquiétude
Track 5 on CDH55199 [2'14]
No 4: Autrefois
Track 2 on CDH55197 [3'19]
Track 8 on CDA67043 [3'33]
No 5: Consolation
Track 5 on CDH55198 [4'50]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55199 track 5

Recording date
14 November 1995
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 3 (CDA66846)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: August 1996
    Deletion date: November 2004
    Superseded by CDH55199
  2. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 3 (CDH55199)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: April 2006
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