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César Cui: Serenade, from 'À Argenteau', Op. 40

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Uploaded on Jul 10, 2008

Cui (1835-1918) was a nember of the group of Russian composers known as 'The Five' or 'Mighty Handful'. Like most of the other members he was not a full-time musician and was actually a Russian army general, and expert on fortifications. He was nevertheless a prolific composer. 'À Argenteau' is a set of nine pieces from 1887 - musical reminiscences of the Belgian estate of his patron, Louise, Comptesse de Mercy-Argenteau. The opening section of the Serenade is - to nme - vaguely reminisent of the final part of Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Capriccio Espagnol', written in the same year. Glazounov later orchestrated five movements from the suite, including this one.
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