History of the Salon – Morceaux caractéristiques, 1823 – 1913 (includes première recordings)

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A fascinating and varied selection of 23 treasures, written for violin and piano spanning nearly a hundred years. Many were highly popular in the early days of acoustic recordings, but have now almost completely fallen out of fashion. Revisiting these brilliantly written pieces gives the listener a deeper understanding of popular musical styles and tastes in the 19th century.
A number of the pieces are première recordings.

Released 10 July 2020
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Description

Vaughan Jones violin
Marcus Price piano 

Aleksander ZARZYCKI (1834–1895)
1. Mazurka No. 1 in G major, Op. 26
<< Mazurka No. 1 in G major, Op. 26 released as a single (digital platforms only):  3 July 2020 [FHR80S] >>

Niccolò PAGANINI (1782–1840)
2. Cantabile e Valzer, Op. 19

Alfredo D’AMBROSIO (1871–1878)
3. Sérénade, Op. 4

Moritz MOSZKOWSKI (1854–1925)
4. 5 Piano Pieces, Op. 18: No. 1, Mélodie in F major (arr. Friedrich Herman)

Benjamin GODARD (1849–1895)
5. Concerto romantique, Op. 35: III. Canzonetta (arr. Benjamin Godard)

Joachim RAFF (1822–1882)
6. 6 morceaux, Op. 85: No. 3, Cavatina

Fantišek DRDLA (1868–1944)
7. Serenade No. 1 in A major

Gaetano BRAGA (1829–1907)
8. La Serenata, ‘Angel’s Serenade’ (arr. Adolf Pollitzer)

François SCHUBERT (1808–1878)
12 Bagatelles, Op. 13
9. No. 3, Allegretto gracioso
10. No. 4, Allegretto agitato
11. No. 8, Le Désir
12. No. 9, L’Abeille
13. No. 12, Barcarola

Giovanni SGAMBATI (1841–1914)
14. 2 Pezzi, Op. 24: No. 2, Serenata napoletana

Alfredo D’AMBROSIO
15. Aria, Op. 22

Aleksander ZARZYCKI
16. Mazurka No. 2 in E major, Op. 39

Ferdinand LAUB (1832–1875)
17. 4 Morceaux, Op. 12: No. 1, Canzonetta in B minor

Joachim RAFF
18. Méditation in A Major, Op. 75, No. 5, ‘Après le Coucher du Soleil’ (arr. Friedrich Hermann)

Benoit “Benno” HOLLANDER (1853–1942)
19. Mazurek in E major, Op. 25

Louis SPOHR (1784–1859)
20. 6 Salonstücke, Op. 135: No. 1, Barcarole in G major

Franz Von VECSEY (1893–1935)
21. Valse triste in C minor

Moritz MOSKOWSKI
22. 2 Pièces, Op. 45: No. 2, Guitarre in G major (arr. Pablo de Sarasate)

Enrique GRANADOS (1867–1916)
23. 12 Danzas españolas, Op. 37: No. 2, Oriental (arr. Vaughan Jones)

Engineer and producer: John Croft (Chiaro Music Recording and Production)

24bit, 96kHz hi-resolution recording and mastering