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Track(s) taken from CDA66201

Valse mélancolique, S214/2

composer
1839/50

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: October 1985
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: July 1987
Total duration: 6 minutes 13 seconds

Cover artwork: A Scene from El hechizado por fuerza (The Forcibly Bewitched) by Francisco de Goya (1746-1828)
 
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Reviews

'For sheer virtuosic panache and the ability to translate Liszt's ever-changing moods, Leslie Howard must be heard' (Hi-Fi News)
The Valse-Impromptu, Valse mélancolique and Valse de bravoure are by turns light and witty, delicate and languid, brilliant and cheerful works from Liszt’s early years as a concert performer, but all revised and eventually published in 1852 during Liszt’s time at Weimar. Although they are by no means among Liszt’s most important works, they are all full of charm and originality, and their neglect seems inexplicable.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1986

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