Salon music

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Salon music

Postby Jean-Séb » Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:34 am

As Wikipedia defines it, "Salon music was a popular music genre in Europe during the 19th century. It was usually written for solo piano in the romantic style, and often performed by the composer at events known as "Salons". Salon compositions are usually fairly short and often focus on virtuoso pianistic display or emotional expression of a sentimental character. Common sub-genres of salon music are the operatic paraphrase or fantasia, in which multiple themes from a popular opera are the basis of the composition, and the musical character-piece, which portrays in music a particular situation or narrative."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salon_music

The distinction with parlour music (see the corresponding thread) is not always obvious.

Wyman Vagues argentines.pdf
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Re: Salon music

Postby kh0815 » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:27 am

I do hope that this the right thread for my scan of Eduard Schütt's op.60 and that I didn't upload it to the old forum, already. Enjoy!

Schütt E op.60 Pour tous les ages - Für jung und alt - 16 Morceaux elegants et instructifs.pdf
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Re: Salon music

Postby kh0815 » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:46 am

Another E. Schütt Album from my collection.

Schütt E Album (opt).pdf
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Re: Salon music

Postby Jean-Séb » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:27 am

kh0815 wrote:I do hope that this the right thread for my scan of Eduard Schütt's op.60 and that I didn't upload it to the old forum, already. Enjoy!


Eh eh, dear kh0815, since you have been one of the best contributors to the former similar thread in the old forum, you did indeed upload it there on March 23, 2007.
http://www.pianophilia.com/pun/viewtopi ... 1246#p1246
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Re: Salon music

Postby Jean-Séb » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:31 am

kh0815 wrote:Another E. Schütt Album from my collection.


The basic material was mine, when I opened the thread "One Century of Salon music" in the old forum in March 2007:
http://www.pianophilia.com/pun/viewtopi ... d=613#p613
However, I prefer this optimized version. Thank you.
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Re: Salon music

Postby kh0815 » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:43 am

Dearest Jean-Séb, please pardon me if I didn't respect your scanning work - I'm the first to put the "NMS" (not my scan) remark in my posts. Unfortunately the Schütt Album was in my file "to be posted" and had an inferior pdf quality quite similar to the time before I learnt to cut the pages; so I tried to optimize it.

I'd like to give you back the flowers (as we say in Germany) and to underline, that IMHO you are one of the most sympathetic, generous, and "savant" members of PPh (anytime). Have a nice Sunday in France and anywhere!
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Bendix: Butterfly

Postby WCosand » Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:43 am

I have been asked to help locate a piece called Butterfly by Bendix. It is advertised in some of the very old scans' covers.
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Re: Bendix: Butterfly

Postby ilu » Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:57 am

WCosand wrote:I have been asked to help locate a piece called Butterfly by Bendix. It is advertised in some of the very old scans' covers.



Walter:

I found this page:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT-IQ9gLsok

Is this the one, by Theo Bendix?

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Re: Salon music

Postby Jean-Séb » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:19 am

Yes, probably. It is on sale here:
http://www.sheetmusicwarehouse.co.uk/de ... ?ref=12020
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Re: Salon music

Postby FW190 » Mon Sep 21, 2009 12:37 pm

Don't ask "Why Man?"
but here is another new Wyman.

Thanks for re-starting our Salon.

Wyman.-.op.30.-.Music-among-the-pines-(pno-1866).pdf
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