Le Jardin Parfumé

Michael Habermann (piano)

Musical Heritage Society/MusicMasters: MHS4811Y (LP), MHC6811Z (Cassette), MM20019 (LP), MM60019 (CD) (November 1982)

Cd cover image Le Jardin Parfumé

Duration: 49:35

Track listing

  • Track 1: Nocturne: Djâmi (22:12)
  • Track 2: Three Pastiches for piano Pastiche on Hindu Merchant’s Song from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko (4:05)
  • Track 3: Le Jardin Parfumé (19:05)
  • Track 4: Three Pastiches for piano Pastiche on Chopin’s Waltz op.64 no.1 (4:13)


  • “… (the works are) subtle, sensuous and scintillating … well worth the concentration they demand … the record is a spectacular achievement … welcome and important, featuring some of the most astonishing pianism on discs …” (Fanfare)
  • “Habermann … to be congratulated … exotic and colorful qualities of the music … sensuous … and captivating in every manner … highly recommended” (Journal of the American Liszt Society)
  • “… fluent, impressionistic … skilled at holding a work together while giving the impression of … rhapsodic freedom … Habermann plays … beautifully” (The Washington Post)