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Sydney Smith - salon music (Read 176 times)

Offline ronde_des_sylphes

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Sydney Smith - salon music
« on: November 12, 2020, 10:16:29 AM »
Sydney Smith (1839-1889) was an English pianist and composer of light salon music. Very popular in England in his time, he is now largely forgotten. He also wrote music under the pseudonyms of Victor Delacour and Paul Beaumont.



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Re: Sydney Smith - salon music
«Reply #1 on: November 23, 2020, 08:20:35 PM »
It is good that this music is kept alive. Well done old chap.
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Re: Sydney Smith - salon music
«Reply #2 on: November 25, 2020, 11:08:11 PM »
Thanks: I think John Kersey has recorded a fair bit of his considerable output. I'm not very convinced by the Smith paraphrases but it certainly doesn't hurt to give an outing to a charming vignette like this.