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Track(s) taken from CDA66388

Weihnachtslied 'Christus ist geboren', S502

composer
1864

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: October 1989
St Peter's Church, Petersham, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 0 minutes 47 seconds

Cover artwork: … the cat sprang up to the roof. She seemed to say something to Silver Hoof. Russian Folk Art
 
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Reviews

'This CD was a revelation—this is great music played with impeccable artistry and flawlessly recorded, one of the best solo piano records I've heard in the past ten years' x (CDReview)

'This pianist seems absolutely in key with Liszt's own musicianship' (Musical Opinion)
The little Weihnachtslied is included as a postscript: Liszt made two different settings of the words of this carol, and one of those he produced in three different choral versions as well as the piano version recorded here.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1990

Le petit Weihnachtslied est inclus en post-scriptum: Liszt fit deux différents arrangements du texte de ce noël, et pour l’un d’eux produisit trois différentes versions chorales en plus de la version pour piano enrigstrée ici.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1990
Français: Hypérion

Das kleine Weihnachtslied ist als eine Art Postskriptum angehängt: Liszt hat vom Text dieses Liedes zwei unterschiedliche Vertonungen erstellt, und eine davon liegt sowohl in drei verschiedenen Chorversionen als auch in der hier aufgenommenen Klavierfassung vor.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1990
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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