Burgmuller: Badillarde Op 100 No 17

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The ‘chatterbox’ title of this study is translated into music as a study in repeated notes.

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Schumann’s eventual father-in-law Friedrich Wieck railed against Burgmüller and his ilk in a poison-tipped 1843 review: ‘comfortless plunder and tinsel-playing’ was one of the nicer comments. So much for Wieck! The ‘chatterbox’ title of this study is translated into music as a study in repeated notes.