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Rameau (1683-1764).


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Played by Mrs. NORMAN O'NEILL.
Rameau was France's greatest composer of the 17th-18th centuries. He wrote brilliantly for the harpsichord, and became famous for his Ballets and Operas, of which " Castor and Pollux" is the best known.
Gavotte and Variations (A
La Poule (" The Chicken ")-an early example of humour in music.
Tambourin (a kind of march-past derived probably from the old French Hurdy-gurdy preceding wedding and christening processions).
Piece sans Titre (Piece without
Title) from a MS. found by Saint-Siiens in the Paris Conservatoire Museum).
Gavotte from Ballet "Pour les
Iieures et les Zephyrs."


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