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SCHUBERT

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PIANO DUETS interpreted by CECIL Dixon and V. HELY HUTCHINSON
Landler Dances. French Divertissement
SCHUBERT wrote a great many dances of various kinds, many of them for his friends to dance to at festive evenings. He was a sociable soul, and delighted to join in such jollifications, being always ready to sit down at the Piano and strike up a tune. The Landler was one of the national dances popular in Austria, Bavaria and the neighbouring parts of Europe. It was a kind of homely waltz, simple and graceful, that often had a vocal accompaniment.
There are among Schubert's duets several ' Divertissements ' or Fantasias on French airs, most of them including some easily-followed varied presentations of the tunes selected for treatment, and all of them providing plenty of fun for the players. It appears that he discovered the airs in a book of manuscript music that he came across while on a visit to a country house in 1818.

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Unknown: Cecil Dixon
Unknown: Hely Hutchinson
Unknown: Landler Dances.

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