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King Lear weeping over the dead body of Cordelia (1788) by James Barry (1741-1806)
Track(s) taken from CDA66346
Recording details: January 1989
St Peter's Church, Petersham, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: February 1990
Total duration: 4 minutes 11 seconds

'I can wholly recommend this release to lovers of Liszt since it presents much music that is otherwise unavailable' (Gramophone)

Danse des sylphes de la Damnation de Faust de Hector Berlioz 'Valse', S475
circa 1860
1828/46; La Damnation de Faust, Op 24

The Valse des Sylphes (thus in the published copy, ‘Danse’ in the Liszt catalogues, and ‘Ballet’ in Berlioz’s score!) is a study in delicate tone-painting in which a pedal D has to be sustained quietly throughout, and the calm to the ear belies the extraordinary amount of moving about the keyboard which the piece entails.

from notes by Leslie Howard 1989

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'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
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