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Track(s) taken from CDA66771/2

Gestorben war ich, S540a

composer
circa 1850; first version of Liebesträume No 2; previously catalogued as S192a

Leslie Howard (piano)
Recording details: October 1992
St Martin's Church, East Woodhay, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: February 1994
Total duration: 1 minutes 15 seconds

Cover artwork: Rocky Gorge, with a bridge, near Sorrento (1823) by Heinrich Reinhold (1788-1825)
 
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This album leaf was not entitled by Liszt but is a simple transcription of one of his songs, Gestorben war ich, later to become widely known in the version as the second of the Liebesträume (recorded in Volume 19). There is a third, also very simple, version of the piece as one of the Klavierstücke dedicated to the Baroness von Meyendorff (recorded in Volume 11).

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1994

Cette Feuille d’album ne reçut pas de titre de Liszt mais est une simple transcription de l’une de ses chansons, qui deviendra très connue plus tard dans la version où elle apparaît en tant que seconde pièce du Liebesträume (enregistrée au Volume 19). Il existe une troisième version du morceau, très simple elle aussi, dans le Klavierstücke dédié à la baronesse von Meyendorff (enregistrée au Volume 11).

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1994
Français: Luisella Simpson

Diese Albumblatt gab Liszt keinen Titel; vielmehr handelt es sich dabei um eine einfache Transkription eines seiner Lieder, daß später in weiten Kreisen in seiner Version als zweites der Liebesträume bekannt wurde (aufgenommen auf Teil 9). Es gibt eine dritte, ebenfalls sehr einfache Version des Stückes in Form eines der Klavierstücke, die der Baronin von Meyendorff gewidmet sind (aufgenommen auf Teil 11).

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1994
Deutsch: Hypérion

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