BRP1521 - Album for Piccolo & Piano vol 2 Default title

Album for Piccolo & Piano vol 2

Ref: Broekman van Poppel BRP1521 new

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Brilliant solos performed by a virtuoso piccolo player were not an uncommon phenomenon in the late nineteenth century. Pieces of light music such as polkas and boleros were a pleasant diversion in the concert-hall, and even more so in the open air. Bird imitations were very popular too, and titles such as La Tourterelle, L'Oiseau du Bois were not exceptional. The soloist was usually accompanied by a small orchestra, sometimes by a piano. Trevor Wye, who owns a collection of old shellac records of celebrated piccolo virtuosi, has made a selection of the most attractive pieces. 
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1. Green Piccaroon (Polka)2. Le Thierre L'Alouette des Chaps (Polka)3. Brewer The Deep Blue Sea (Polka)4. Brockett The Linnet (Polka) (arr. S Dodwell)
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