Les Perles ravissantes by Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau. Edited by Frederick Delius. For Flute. Sheet Music. Published by Zimmermann (PE.ZM32420).
This edition helps to close one of the last gaps as regards the new edition of Kuhlau's flute music. The publisher Pate called this collection of fashionable dances Les Perles ravissantes - enchanting charming pearls. They can be seen as representative of what was in vogue in Paris around 1850: waltzes, (German) polkas and mazurkas, also the redowa, a dance of Czech origin which was about to conquer the salons. The composers and their biographical data are for the major part unknown today.Danses des salons.