by Firmin Swinnen,
reprint of 1921 J Fischer edition
This is a new printing of the original edition on sturdy 80 pound acid-free
paper. 12 pages. All markings are original. Highest
quality guaranteed. Size of music is 12.5" x 9.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
(1885-1972), born in Belgium, is best known for his involvement
with the organs at the du Pont estate, Longwood Gardens. Swinnen had
not yet begun his tenure there at the time of publication
, but at an early age
was already a master of improvisatory theatre organ music. The
musical character of the piece is patterned after the popular Chinese
intricate designs and motifs identified with this style associated with
pottery and room decoration. Today, we might think of it as stereotypical
19th century Chinese.
was dedicated to Hugo Riesenfeld, the great film
music composer. This music is fast and light without demanding exceptional
proficiency in scales, moderately easy.