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Landscape in Italy (1793) by Joseph Bidauld (1758-1846)
Track(s) taken from CDA67107
Recording details: August 1996
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason & Andrew Hallifax
Release date: February 1997
Total duration: 4 minutes 56 seconds

'A familiar enough masterpiece yet typically spiced by Howard with some fascinating side-steps and discoveries' (Gramophone)

'This disc is studded with pleasures, even (especially in the Petrarch sonnets) with flashes of ecstasy. Fine sound too' (Fanfare, USA)

Au bord d'une source, S160/4bis
1836/55, with 1863 coda for Sgambati; from Années de pèlerinage, première année – Suisse

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
A Swiss piece with an Italian dimension: whilst staying at the Madonna del Rosario in Rome in the early 1860s, Liszt came to know and to be a mentor to the young Italian composer-pianist Giovanni Sgambati (1841–1914). In December 1863 Liszt sent a touching little note to Sgambati with nine bars of music to be attached ‘pour terminer notre rêverie Au bord d’une source’ in a forthcoming Sgambati performance. Although not intended for every performance of the piece, the little coda is charming and deserves an occasional hearing.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 1997

Other albums featuring this work
'Liszt: Complete Piano Music' (CDS44501/98)
Liszt: Complete Piano Music
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