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Thomas D. A. Tellefsen (1823-1874)
Complete Works - II
AP0062 , DDD - TT: 68'24"
Copyright (R)2000, (C)2000
World Premiere Recording

  1. Grande Etude op. 25
  2. Feuillets d'Album op. 16
  3. Impromptu op. 38 in G major
  4. Elégie op. 7
  5. Allegretto op. 20 in A major
  6. Grande Polonaise op. 18 in C sharp major 6
  7. Mazurkas op. 14
  8. Marche Triomphale op. 29 in E flat major

Jaworska Małgorzata, piano

booklet: Ingrid Loe Dalaker (Polish, English, Norwegian)

The Norwegian Tellefsen was a student and close friend of Chopin and spent his entire adult life in Paris where he was also highly sought-out as a teacher and performer. His piano works are not pale imitations of Chopin Norwegian dance types are alluded to in these mazurkas of 1853-54 and his "Grande Polonaise" is dramatically expressive and technically demanding, the genre having become internationally stylized by the mid century. Records International